Parks and Forestry

The Parks & Forestry Division is responsible for maintenance of the following: over 23,000 street trees (exclusive of park and boulevard trees), 50 park sites of over 310 acres, 8 boulevards of over 28 acres, 43 traffic islands, Royal Oak Cemetery, grounds adjacent to all City buildings, and all green spaces adjacent to City parking lots. In addition, the division regularly maintains baseball/softball fields, soccer fields, football fields, and sand volleyball courts, during their respective seasons.

This division installs and maintains all park playground equipment, fences and backstops, as well as designating and implementing park development projects.

In the area of community promotion, the Parks & Forestry division is responsible for the installation and removal of street banners, and setup for special events.

In the area of snow removal, the Parks & Forestry division is responsible for all City parking lots and sidewalks in the downtown area and those adjacent to parks and public buildings, and street plowing during major snow storms.

Parks & Forestry surveys the City for trees with Dutch Elms disease, monitors gypsy moth activity, controls noxious weeds, and cleans private lots for Code Enforcement.

Parks & Forestry is on a continuous cycle of tree trimming, grass cutting and maintenance of city grounds.


Listing of City Parks


Royal Oak Public Service Dept.: 248-246-3300 (M-F, 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

Address: 1600 N Campbell Rd




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