UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Application & Ordinances

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The Heritage Tree Program was established by City Council in Spring 2010.

Any resident, property owner, or business owner in Williamsburg can fill out a nomination for the Heritage Tree Program.  Applications are available from the Public Works Department, 220-6140, or can be downloaded here (pdf)

Nomination Forms require the following information:

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1. Contact Information

2. Description of Nominated Tree

3. Location of Nominated Tree

4. Justification

5. Property Owner Consent