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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 Thursday 11/30

Due to a training, Urban Forestry staff will be unavailable at the Permit Center on Thursday November 30. We apologize for any inconvenience and will be re-open for usual hours on Friday December 1.

Upcoming Urban Forestry Holiday Closures Schedule

Recognizing our business and community partners' reliance on the services and resources we provide, Urban Forestry is providing advanced notice of our upcoming holiday closures and schedule changes.

Closed on these dates:

  • Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving) and
  • Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 (Day after Thanksgiving)
  • Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 (Christmas Day Holiday, Observed) All Urban Forestry Permitting Services will be closed
  • Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 Permit Center 1st floor- closed. All other services will be open for regular business
  • Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 (New Year's Day Holiday, Observed) All Urban Forestry Services will be closed

All Urban Forestry Permitting Services will be delayed:

  • Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 Permit Center 1st floor - open at 9 a.m., Reception 5th floor - open at 9 a.m.

Access to Online Pruning Permits will continue to be available through our website: http://www.portlandoregon.gov/trees/pruning.

Updated Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application

Urban Forestry has made minor updates to the Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application. Please ALWAYS use the most current version of the application.

Urban Forestry will give a reasonable transitional period between the old and new application. Applications in progress with the old application will be accepted. Please submit new applications on the updated form. The new form can be identified by the footnote at the bottom of the page "updated 10/9/2017."