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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 Concerns

  • Call 503-823-TREE (8733) for street and park tree emergencies

  • Contact the City about common tree problems

  • Urban Forestry works to protect trees in the city

  • Learn about common tree diseases and pests

A street tree emergency is any immediate tree hazard that is blocking or threatening the street or public right-of-way. Call Urban Forestry at 503-823-TREE (8733) to report a street tree emergency. Emergency dispatchers are available 24/7.

Report a Tree Emergency

For tree emergencies on publicly owned land or right-of-way within the City of Portland, call Urban Forestry at 503-823-TREE (8733)

Administrative Review

The Administrative review process allows Urban Forestry management staff to investigate if a violation was found in error.

Tree Permit Appeals & Public Notices

How to appeal a tree removal permit issuance or denial

Neighbor's Trees

Learn your rights and responsibilities regarding neighbor's trees

Tree Problems

Non-emergency tree problems, such as tree removal without a permit and limbs hanging too low over the sidewalk

Trees & Visibility, Safety, & Clearance

What to do when trees interfere with street safety

Trees & Sidewalks

Sidewalk-tree conflicts can be common in an urban environment. Learn what you can do to prevent or mitigate the conflict

Trees & Power Lines

Contact information for Portland General Electric (PGE) and Pacific Power and Light (PP&L)

Tree Diseases & Pests

Information on common tree diseases and pests, including information on symptoms, susceptible species, and treatments