All tree work must be performed by a state licensed contractor possessing $500,000 liability insurance. You must notify the City of Oakland at least 24 hours before beginning work.
Prune Your Own Tree Guidelines
Public Works Call Center
To apply to prune a tree you must submit the "Prune Your Own Tree City Guidelines" form to:
City of Oakland
Attn: Parks and Tree Services Division
7101 Edgewater Drive
Oakland, CA 94621