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Portland Trees

Call before you cut

phone: (503) 823-TREE (8733)


1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

  • Rules for removal, pruning and planting help preserve the urban forest

  • Learn about tree requirements and permits for development

  • Find resources and information on trees and tree care

Our Mission Statement

PORTLAND TREES is the City's website for quick access to resources that:

- INFORM by raising awareness of trees and the benefits of Portland's urban forest

- SUPPORT by offering information and real life examples to assist Portland residents, arborists, and developers in selecting, planting, maintaining, preserving, and protecting trees

- SIMPLIFY by providing straightforward guides and illustrations to help property owners and developers understand and work with City tree regulations


South Park Block Trees

The trees in Portland’s parks provide numerous benefits to the city, such as stormwater interception, reduced air pollution, urban heat island mitigation, and wildlife habitat. Learn more about the benefits of trees »