The Pennington Shade Tree
Commission was created by an ordinance in 1915. This brochure reflects
a continuing effort to promote the planting of shade trees along borough
streets in a cooperative effort between Pennington and its residents
Any person can purchase
a tree to honor a loved one or in memory of a loved one. What a wonderful
concept to dedicate a tree to a loved one and at the same time contribute
to the beautification of our town. The planting of a tree can be a
lasting gift to commemorate the birth of a child, Mother's or Father's
Day and/or birthdays. When the tree is planted, a small, inscribed
granite stone can be installed at the tree base. The stone will be
placed and secured in the ground when the tree is planted.
of Street Trees
Tree Commission will exercise final determination of tree location
and species. There will be a spring and fall planting. Spring plantings
will take place between March 1 and April 15 while fall plantings
occur between October 1 and November 15.
Orders for these trees must be received by the Shade Tree Commission
a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the start of the planting season.
will assume the cost of tree and/or stone purchase. This is a one-time
cost of $180. The town of Pennington and the Shade Tree Commission
are not responsible for replacement of any tree or stone once installed.
here for form to dedicate a tree (PDF)
Shade Tree Commission
30 North Main Street
Pennington, New Jersey 08534
check payable to:
"Pennington Shade Tree Commission".
Upon receipt of payment you
will be notified in writing of the tree species, street location and
anticipated planting date(s).
Any person can purchase a tree to honor a loved one or in memory
of a loved one.
The tree will be planted in the Borough to help enhance the
beauty of our community.
A small marker will be inscribed and secured to the ground near