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New City Tree Program and Regulations Training Dates Announced

On January 2, 2015, the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) and the Bureau of Parks and Recreation (PPR) will be implementing elements of the Citywide Tree Policy Review and Regulatory Improvement Project (“Tree Project”) through a new Tree Program. To help inform customers of the new Tree Program and associated regulations and processes, free Tree Program training classes are being offered in November and December 2014 and in January 2015.

New City Tree Program and Regulations Training Dates Announced

On January 2, 2015, the Bureau of Development Services (BDS) and the Bureau of Parks and Recreation (PPR) will be implementing elements of the Citywide Tree Policy Review and Regulatory Improvement Project (“Tree Project”) through a new Tree Program. To help inform customers of the new Tree Program and associated regulations and processes, free Tree Program training classes are being offered in November and December 2014 and in January 2015.
 
Training on the new program and regulations is being offered based on the needs of general contractors, land use review applicants, home owners, and arborists.  These training classes are also open to other interested parties.  Please RSVP with Lauren Wirtis at 503-823-7538 or Lauren.Wirtis@portlandoregon.gov so that we can ensure there is adequate seating and hand-out material available.
 
We strongly encourage construction industry professionals to attend the training that best meets the needs of your expertise and practice.  If you cannot make a training class, additional information is available at www.portlandoregon.gov/trees or by calling 503-823-TREE (8733).

City Tree Program and Regulation Training Dates

Date   & Time

Location

Topic

Who   should attend

Friday
  November 7, 2014
  12 – 1 pm

1900 SW 4th Ave
  Room 2500A

Tree preservation and planting requirements for development projects

Building permit applicants

Thursday
  November 13, 2014
  6 – 7 pm

Portland Building
  1120 SW 5th Ave
  Room C (2nd Floor)

Tree permit requirements for non-development projects

Tree care professionals, Landscapers, Homeowners

Thursday
  November 20, 2014
  12 – 1 pm

Portland Building
  1120 SW 5th Ave
  Room C (2nd Floor)

Tree permit requirements for non-development projects

Tree care professionals, Landscapers, Homeowners

Wednesday
  December 10, 2014
  12 – 1 pm

1900 SW 4th Ave
  Room 2500A

New tree requirements for land use reviews

Land use review applicants

Wednesday
  December 17, 2014
  12 – 1 pm

1900 SW 4th Ave
  Room 2500A

Tree preservation and planting requirements for development projects

Building permit applicants

Wednesday
  January 14, 2015
  12 – 1 pm

1900 SW 4th Ave
  Room 2500A

New tree requirements for land use reviews

Land use review applicants


To learn more about the City Tree regulations, please visit the Citywide Tree Policy Review and Regulatory Improvement Project Code and Commentary document.

Contact: Lauren Wirtis, 503-823-7538, Lauren.Wirtis@portlandoregon.gov