Utility Tree Pruning

Trees within the City of Portland, both ‘City’ trees located in the street right of way and private trees located next to the public way that are near the overhead utility wires trees, the utility line clearance is maintained by Central Maine Power Company (CMP Co). 

Central Maine Power Company (CMP Co) conducts programmed utility line clearance to its system on a regular pruning cycle throughout the Portland District. Priority is given to distribution circuits and primary lines that provide electrical service to streets and neighborhoods. Utility pruning can also be contracted by CMP Co. to commercial utility line clearance contractors.  


To contact CMP Co. with more questions or concerns regarding utility pruning, call 1-800-750-4000.