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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

Forms and Application List

Removal and Replant Permits

Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application

Tree Removal & Replanting Permit for street trees or private property trees 12-inches or larger in diameter when no development is occurring on-site.

Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application Supplemental Page – PDF

This supplemental page is used to list additional trees with a Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application.

Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application Supplemental Page – Excel

This supplemental page is used to list additional trees with a Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application.

Supplemental Arborist Form

This supplemental page is used along with a Tree Removal & Replanting Permit Application for private property trees that are less than 20 inches in diameter on a site that is in a regulated plan district or overlay zone.

Neighbor Planting Consent Form

This form is to be used when you are required to replant as a condition of a Tree Removal & Replanting Permit and you wish to replant in your neighbor’s right-of-way.

Non-Development Appeal Application

This form is to be used to appeal Urban Forestry permit decisions. The applicant may appeal any permit decision.

Street Tree and Heritage Tree Permits (Non-Removal)

Street and Heritage Tree Permit Application (Non-Removal) – PDF

Application for street or heritage trees for the following activities: health assessment, planting, pruning, pesticide application, cabling/bracing, or any other maintenance activity.

Street and Heritage Tree Permit Application (Non-Removal) - Online

Online application for street or heritage trees for the following activities: health assessment, planting, pruning, pesticide application, cabling/bracing, or any other maintenance activity.

Street and Heritage Tree Permit Application Supplemental page – PDF

This page is to be submitted with the Street Tree Permit Application (non-removal) for health inspections, planting, pruning, and chemical application of street trees (trees in the public right-of-way) and/or Heritage Trees.

Street Tree Permit Application supplemental page – Excel

This page is to be submitted with the Street Tree Permit Application (non-removal) for health inspections, planting, pruning, and chemical application of street trees (trees in the public right-of-way) and/or Heritage Trees.

Street Tree Attachment Permit Application

This form is to be used to request a permit to permanently attach items to street trees, including ornamental lighting. “Permanently” is defined as 6 or more continuous months in a 12-month period.

Letter of Guarantee for Street Tree Attachment Permit

Applicants for Street Tree Attachment Permits must submit a Letter of Guarantee against loss or damage to City trees.

Private Tree Pruning Permit Application

A permit is required to prune native trees in an environmental overlay zone or within the Pleasant Valley Natural Resources overlay zone.

Self - Issued Street Tree Pruning Permit

Street tree pruning permits may be self-issued online if the tree to be pruned meets the following conditions: The street tree is at a residential-zoned property, pruning is for branches less than 6" in diameter at attachment to the stem, pruning is for young tree pruning, crown cleaning or crown raising for clearance of the street and sidewalk, and the street tree is not a Heritage Tree.

Non-Development Appeal Application

This form is to be used to appeal Urban Forestry permit decisions. The applicant may appeal any permit decision.Bottom of Form

Development

Tree Removal Neighborhood Notice Certification Form

Required only when removing trees 36" or greater on private property

On-site Posted Notice

Posting required only when removing trees 36" or greater on private property

Notice Template for Removal of a Tree 36" Or Greater in Diameter

A helpful template for the neighborhood notice required only when removing trees 36" or greater on private property

Administrative Review Application

This form is to be used to appeal Urban Forestry development requirements and development permit decisions.

Tree Concerns and Code Compliance

Online Reporting for Tree Code Violations

An online form to report Tree Code violations such as dead or hazard trees, unpermitted tree activity, failure to plant required trees, tree topping, or encroachment within a tree protection zone.

Tree Permit Violation Review Application

This form is to be used when required by a Notice of Violation

Administrative Review Application

This form is to be used when a property owner or responsible party has been given a notice of Portland City Code Title 11 and has been directed to make any correction or to perform any act and the owner or responsible party believes the finding of the notice was in error.

Appeal and Administrative Review

Non-Dev Appeal Application

This form is to be used to appeal Urban Forestry permit decisions. The applicant may appeal any permit decision.

Administrative Review Application

This form is to be used when a property owner or responsible party has been given a notice of Portland City Code Title 11 and has been directed to make any correction or to perform any act and the owner or responsible party believes the finding of the notice was in error. It may also be used to appeal Urban Forestry development requirements development permit decisions.