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New Build Tree Certificate Program Application

  1. New Build Tree Certificate Program Application

    To qualify for a certificate, you must meet all of the following requirements:

  2. • The New Build Tree Program is only for homes that are newly constructed, if your home is "new to you" but not newly built, please see our other great tree programs and resources.

  3. • The Town of Erie issues this $200 certificate towards the purchase of up to two (2) qualifying trees to be planted at the Town of Erie address listed on your application.

  4. • The certificate is applicable ONLY towards the cost of the tree, and may NOT be used toward the purchase of garden supplies, sod, bushes, shrubs of any kind, labor or any other cost associated with the tree purchase.

  5. • Recipient will not be credited or refunded any unspent portion of this certificate that is not used toward a one-time tree(s) purchase.

  6. • Must be purchased during one of two optimal planting periods Spring: March 1 - June 15 Fall: September 1 - October 31.

  7. Must be purchased from one of five approved nurseries for planting at a Town of Erie service address.

  8. • Must be one of the approved trees from the 2020 Approved Tree Species, excluding ash and dwarf varieties or trees with an expected mature height of less than 12 feet. Deciduous trees must be 1.5-inch caliper or greater Evergreens must be at least 6 feet tall.

  9. • Resident will call 811 Notification Center of Colorado to request a free locate of underground utilities prior to digging Resident will plant/or contract the planting of the tree in accordance with the Town of Erie Tree Planting.

  10. • Specifications Resident will not plant tree in the right of way area without a tree work permit obtained from the Parks Division.

  11. • Resident accepts all planting and ongoing care of the tree Disclaimer: Submission of an application does not guarantee a certificate. Certificates will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis until quantities are exhausted.

  12. If this application is submitted outside of an optimal planting season (Spring: Mar 1 - Jun 15 and Fall: Sep 1 - Oct 31) I understand that my certificate will come 1-2 weeks prior to the start of the next planting season.*

  13. (If different than installation)

  14. County of Qualified Address*

  15. Affidavit

  16. I swear or affirm under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Colorado that (check one): I am a United States citizen and/or I am lawfully present in the United States pursuant to Federal law. I understand that this sworn statement is required by law because I have applied for a public benefit. I understand that state law requires me to provide proof that I am lawfully present in the United States when asked as well as submission of a secure and verifiable document. I may also be required to provide proof of lawful presence. I further acknowledge that making a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation in this sworn affidavit is punishable under the criminal laws of Colorado as perjury in the second degree under Colorado Revised Statute 18-8-503 and it shall constitute a separate criminal offense each time a public benefit is fraudulently received. By signing this form, I certify that I purchased the fixtures or appliances as stated above and plan to install it (them) at the address indicated above within the Town of Erie service area.

  17. Tree

  18. How did you hear about the Tree Rebate Program*

  19. Additional Tree Resources

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