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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Trees

Call before you cut

phone: (503) 823-TREE (8733)


1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

Tree Permits

  • Find out if you need a permit to do tree work

  • Tree removal permits require planting new trees

  • Permits are needed for pruning street trees

  • A permit is required to plant a tree in the City right-of-way

*Please note that due to the City permitting database system upgrade launched on Monday February 10, there is a slow down in application processing for a limited period of time. For information about the system upgrade, see:

For more information please see 

For questions please call the Tree Hotline at 503-823-TREE(8733) or email