FAQs Advanced Search Advanced Search Close Panel All of these words This exact phrase Any of these words Without these words Search within: NParksWhole of Government Expand All Collapse All Top 5 Most Popular FAQsStreetscape1. Does NParks conduct tree pruning or tree removal services for private homes? NParks does not provide tree pruning or removal services for private homes. For a list of arborists in Singapore who have been certified by the International Society of Arboriculture, please click here. 2. Do we need to seek NParks' approval if I want to remove a tree in my garden? Approval from NParks will need to be sought only if the tree is a Heritage Tree, or it is located within the Tree Conservation Areas.For more information on the Tree Conservation Areas, please click here. For more information on the Heritage Trees Scheme, please click here. 3. Do private developers need to seek NParks' approval to remove trees if they wish to develop a plot of land? Private developers will need to write in to the Parks and Trees Regulatory Section of NParks before proceeding with any works. They can write in to us here. 4. What are some of the common tree species that are found along our roadsides and expressways? Some commonly tree species include Rain tree (Samanea saman), Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) and the Angsana (Pterocarpus indicus) etc. For more information on Singapore's streetscape, it can be found in this publication 'Trees of our Garden City - A Guide to the Common Trees of Singapore'. For more information on NParks publications, please click here. 5. What is the Streetscape Greenery Masterplan? The Streetscape Greenery Masterplan is a blueprint for optimising available green space along roads for lush, densely planted landscape treats. It sets out planning and design guidelines that will maximise the landscaping of streets for variety and character.