NOTE: To remove trees as part of a permitted construction project, please visit our Apply for Development-Related Tree Removal Permit webpage.
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.
- Log in to our Online Permit Center (please register for a light registration to apply for a permit)
- Click on the "Continue to Building and Public Works" button
- Click the "Public Works" arrow to open the list of available permits
- Select "(ND) - Non-Developmental Tree Permit" to continue your application
For questions about the online permit process, please call 510-615-5934 or email email@example.com.