Just learned that a tree on my property (not a public way) has Dutch Elm.

 

Does anyone know the mandates for the property owner for said tree?

 

The cost to have it removed is high and I was wondering if the village can force a homeowner to have to pay to have it removed if it is not on public property.

 

Any experiences, thoughts or advice is appreciated. 

 

Paul 

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the village can give you a notice which requires you to remove the diseased tree within 30 days. keeping a diseased tree just makes the dutch elm spread to other healthy trees in the village and no one wants that. we had a huge tree with dutch elm disease in our back yard when we moved here 10 years ago. the estimates all came in around 5 grand to remove it. back then the village contracted a company and they came in and removed the tree, and we were only charged to grind the stump down. check with the village because i believe they will pick up half of the cost of removal nowadays.

I had an experience similar to dollbabyTina. VOP will take it down/remove at no cost. (At the time, I wasn't aware of that service and had called several tree removal services who provided estimates and never mentioned that VOP would take it down at no cost. Thankfully, I had called the Village to get more info before hiring one of the services!!)

 

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