phone: (503) 823-TREE (8733)
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201
This page will post important announcements from Urban Forestry and service level updates for permits.
Two trees, the sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus) and the horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) were added to the Nuisance Species List.The nuisance list was updated in the 2016 edition of the Portland Plant List. To see all nuisance and native species, please visit our Resource page.
**NEW FEE INCREASE FOR TREE REMOVAL/REPLANT PERMIT APPLICATION. The new fee will be $35 per application starting July 1st, 2016.**
TITLE 11 CODE CHANGES TO PRIVATE TREES IN DEVELOPMENT. Review the amendments to Title 11 including fee changes, preservation of trees over 36" and public notice requirements.
ELM TREE PRUNING MORATORIUM is effective from April 15th - October 15th due to the spread of Dutch Elm Disease (DED). To find out more about the moratorium, pruning restrictions and proper elm wood disposal procedures, click here.