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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

New Tree Code Preview

  1. The new tree code will go into effect on January 2, 2015

A new tree code is coming on January 2, 2015. 

The new tree code will improve customer service, have more equitable regulations and more transparency, and preserve and enhance tree canopy. See the benefits of the new tree code.

How will the new tree code affect your trees?

A tree removal permit will be required for trees on all private properties.

General informational sessions about the new tree code will be posted on the calendar when available. Learn how the new code will affect your trees.

Visit the Portland Trees website at to learn more and find the new permit applications!

New Tree Code Updates & Preview View all »

  1. Nov 20

    Title 11 Presentation

    See an overview of the new tree code with this presentation

  2. Oct 24

    City of Portland New Tree Code Update

    Starting January 2. 2014 trees on all lots in the City of Portland will be regulated by the new tree code

  3. Aug 8

  4. Aug 8

  5. Aug 8

    Tree removal permit required for trees on all private properties

    When will I need a permit to remove a tree on private property under the new tree code?