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Portland Trees

Call before you cut

phone: (503) 823-TREE (8733)


1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR 97201

Customer Service Availability

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) Urban Forestry staff are available to answer tree questions, provide permit applications, and issue some tree permits during posted hours.


available Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
503-823-TREE (8733)
press 1 - public tree hazard hotline (available 24/7--transfers to emergency dispatch after business hours)
press 2 - tree preservation inspections for open development permits
press 3 - root pruning permit requests
press 4 - learn about tree permit requirements
press 5 - general inquiries
press 6 - walk-in hours and location

Mailing address

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





Development Services Center
1900 SW 4th Avenue, 1st Floor
Portland, OR 97201

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30 am - 12 pm and 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursday 7:30 am - 12 pm