Tree Rebate

Formerly the ’Tree Certificate Lottery Program’, the new rebate program allows residents to receive up to a $150.00 utility bill credit with proof of a qualifying tree purchase!

Qualify for a Rebate

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

  • Applicant must be a Town of Erie utilities customer with a current, non-delinquent account
  • Must be purchased during one of two optimal planting periods
    • Spring: March 1 - June 15
    • Fall: September 1 - October 31
  • Must be purchased from one of five approved nurseries for planting at a Town of Erie service address
  • Must be one of the approved trees from the 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
  • 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 Specifications
  • Resident will not plant tree in the right of way area without a tree work permit obtained from the Parks Division.
  • Resident accepts all planting and ongoing care of the tree

Apply for a Rebate:

Applications are now sustainable! Before you get started, gather your utility billing account number; 811 confirmation code and receipts with purchase date; tree species purchased; and right of way permit application number if applicable.


Submit the Rebate Application


Submission of an application does not guarantee a rebate. Rebates will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis until quantities are exhausted. 

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