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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Trees

Call before you cut

phone: (503) 823-TREE (8733)

email: trees@portlandoregon.gov

1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

This page will post important announcements from Urban Forestry and service level updates for permits. 


Urban Forestry Permit Center Closure 8:30 to 9:30AM Tuesday 4/23

Urban Forestry will be unavailable at the Permit Center due to a staff meeting on Tuesday April 23, 2019 from 8:30-9:30AM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tree Permit Applicants are welcome to drop off completed removal applications, with a check for $35, at the 5th floor reception. If you have general questions, please call (503) 823-TREE (8733) or email Urban Forestry at trees@portlandoregon.gov.

Walk-in Service

Development Services Center (Permit Center) 1900 SW 4th Ave, 1st Floor Portland, OR 97201

Urban Forestry Walk-in Service Hours

M,T,W,F: 8:00am – 12pm & 12:30pm – 3pm Thu: 8am – 12pm

Mailing address

PP&R Urban Forestry Division 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 5000 Portland, OR 97201

Elm Tree Pruning Moratorium Begins April 15

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.

Urban Forestry Permit Center Closure 8:30 to 9:30AM Tuesday 3/26

Urban Forestry will be unavailable at the Permit Center due to a staff meeting on Tuesday March 26, 2019 from 8:30-9:30AM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tree Permit Applicants are welcome to drop off completed removal applications, with a check for $35, at the 5th floor reception. If you have general questions, please call (503) 823-TREE (8733) or email Urban Forestry at trees@portlandoregon.gov.

Walk-in Service

Development Services Center (Permit Center) 1900 SW 4th Ave, 1st Floor Portland, OR 97201

Urban Forestry Walk-in Service Hours

M,T,W,F: 8:00am – 12pm & 12:30pm – 3pm Thu: 8am – 12pm

Mailing address

PP&R Urban Forestry Division 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 5000 Portland, OR 97201

Urban Forestry Permit Center Closure 8:30 to 9:30 AM Tues 2/26

Urban Forestry will be unavailable at the Permit Center due to a staff meeting on Tuesday February 26, 2019 from 8:30-9:30AM. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tree Permit Applicants are welcome to drop off completed removal applications, with a check for $35, at the 5th floor reception. If you have general questions, please call (503) 823-TREE (8733) or email Urban Forestry at trees@portlandoregon.gov.

Walk-in Service

Development Services Center (Permit Center) 1900 SW 4th Ave, 1st Floor Portland, OR 97201

Urban Forestry Walk-in Service Hours

M,T,W,F: 8:00 am – 12pm & 12:30pm – 3pm Thu: 8 am – 12 pm

Mailing address

PP&R Urban Forestry Division 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 5000 Portland, OR 97201

Permit Center Closure Monday February 18, 2019

Urban Forestry will be unavailable at the Permit Center in observance of Presidents' Day on Monday February 18, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience and will be re-open for usual hours, as described below, on Tuesday February 19th.

Walk-in Service

Development Services Center (Permit Center)
1900 SW 4th Ave, 1st Floor
Portland, OR 97201

Urban Forestry Walk-in Service Hours

M,T,W,F: 8:00 am – 12pm & 12:30pm – 3pm
Thu: 8 am – 12 pm

Mailing address

PP&R Urban Forestry Division
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 5000
Portland, OR 97201