Apply for Development-Related Tree Removal Permit

If you need to remove a tree as part of a permitted Construction Project, please follow the Tree Removal Permit application instructions below.

Posted: August 31st, 2018 3:44 PM

Last Updated: March 25th, 2022 4:43 PM

How to Apply

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Ready to apply? First, make sure you are registered and activated at our Online Permit Center. For instructions, please visit our Planning & Building Video Tutorials webpage.

  • To get your application in our system, submit a Zoning Worksheet through our Online Permit Center*
    * NOTE: You will be taken to our login page first before you can submit a Zoning Worksheet
  • In the Worksheet, upload your completed Basic Application Form for Development Review, being sure to select "Tree Removal Permit" under the "Type of Application" section on the top


Once we receive your application and have created it in our system, we will review your plans. If we need further information, we will contact you. For the latest processing estimates, please see our Average Permit Processing Turnaround Times webpage.


Call (510) 238-3891