Tree Planting Application

Online Tree Planting Application


To plant a Tree in Oakland you must:

  1. Select an approved Tree Species from Oakland's Approved Species List.
  2. Review the Tree Planting Guidelines to ensure you do not burst pipes, plant under electric wires or in other prohibited areas. Submit the Tree Planting Application Online or In-Person.
  3. There is no charge for this application.

Consult with and/or hire an ISA-certified aborist to choose the appropriate tree species for your specific location. Additionally, the Sierra Club Tree Team and Urban Releaf plant street trees throughout Oakland and can assist you with getting a tree in front of your property.