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Ocean County Shade Tree Commission (OCSTC)


129 Hooper Avenue, P.O. Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191




(732) 288-7896


The OCSTC was created by resolution of the Ocean County Board of Commissioners in December, 1990. The resolution states that the purposes of the Commission include to "protect and preserve shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery along County roadways and to advise and assist County agencies in the proper care, planting and control of shade trees, ornamental trees and shrubbery on County property.”

The OCSTC adopted the following mission statement: To maintain and promote a healthy, safe and sustainable shade tree resource that will physically, economically, and aesthetically benefit the County and its residents in the most cost-effective manner possible.