Tree Removal Permit Application

A Tree Removal Permit is required to remove trees on public or private property.

Online Permit Center
Visit the permit center to apply for a Tree Removal Permit
Tree Services Email
(510) 615-5934
Tree Services Phone

A non-development-related tree removal permit is required to remove a tree growing on public or private property, including front and back yards.

City-owned trees on City lots or in public rights of way are also subject to the permit process unless they are an immediate hazard.

The minimum fee for a non-development-related tree removal application is $518.62, plus an additional 14.75% tech fee.

For questions about the online permit process, please call 510-615-5934 or email