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Prune Your Own Tree

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

(510) 615-5566

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