ComED is trimming trees in my area, what does that mean?
Per state statutory requirements ComED is required to perform vegetation management in all areas where its utility lines reside to ensure system electrical reliability. Tree trimming and in some cases the removal of trees by ComED and its contractors is permitted to take place on Village right of way and on private property.


The Village does not oversee ComED's vegetation management practices and ComED has discretion to manage vegetation in and around utility easements near its systems.


ComED is required to notify affected customers and property owners with (i) a statement of the vegetation management activities planned, (ii) the address of a website and a toll free telephone number at which a written disclosure of all dispute resolution opportunities and processes, rights, and remedies provided by the electric public utility may be obtained, (iii) a statement that the customer and the property owner may appeal the planned vegetation management activities through the electric public utility and the Illinois Commerce Commission, (iv) a toll-free telephone number through which communication may be had with a representative of the electric public utility regarding the vegetation management activities, and (v) the telephone number of the Consumer Affairs Officer of the Illinois Commerce Commission. The notice also stated that circuit maps or common addresses of the area to be affected by the vegetation management activities are on file with the local municipal or county office.


Notices for tree trimming and other management practices from ComED will be posted on the Village's website as they become available. Questions pertaining to ComED's tree trimming practices should be directed to ComED at 1-800-334-7661 or at the link below.ComED's Right Tree, Right Place Program

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