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Beaverton

The information shown is based on information obtained from the City of Beaverton website and only applies to trees within the city limits. Please contact the city for specifics regarding permits and fees.

Boring

Information shown is based on data provided by the City web site and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • No Tree Removal or Pruning Permits are required.

Camas

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

Damascus

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • No Fee Permit required for non-commercial removals up to 2 per years.
  • No Fee Permit required for Commercial removals of up to 2 per year, per acre.
  • Additional trees required a more detailed permit. Fees may apply.

Fairview

Information is shown based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • Removal of street trees requires a permit from the City of Fairview. Street trees that are removed must be replaced with an approved street tree species. See the Street Tree Removal Permit Application.
  • A tree removal permit is required for trees that are located within natural resource areas. Contact the Planning Division at (503) 674-6206 for additional information.
  • A permit is required to remove a street tree or a tree that is located within the right of way. Contact the Public Works Department at (503) 665-9320 for assistance or questions regarding the removal of a street tree.

Gresham

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • To determine whether you need a removal permit, we recommend contacting the Planner on Duty at 503-618-2780 or POD@GreshamOregon.gov. You can call anytime you have a question about trees in your yard.
  • Any tree less than eight inches in diameter measured at 4.5 feet in height may be removed without a permit.
  • No Fee Permit Required: Lots up to 35,000 sq ft can remove up to 3 trees per calendar year. Lots over 35,000 sq. ft. can remove up to 6 per calendar year. A tree is considered to be 8” DBH (Diameter Breast Height….4.5ft up from the ground.)
  • Gresham Trees Policy here, including permitting requirements

Happy Valley

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. A tree is considered to be 6” DBH (Diameter Breast Height….4.5ft up from the ground.) Please contact the city for specifics.

  • Single Family Residences: $50 Fee for up to 3 trees removed per calendar year. Type A
  • Commercial or Unimproved areas: $75 Fee for up to 3 trees per calendar year. Type B
  • Tree Replacement Requirement: Any person granted a Type B tree permit shall replace each removed tree with at least one replacement tree on the same property, or an approved alternate public property in the City, or shall make financial contribution to the City’s “Tree Bank” equal to $250.00 per tree.

Hillsboro

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • Property owners are required to obtain a free Tree Care Permit from the City of Hillsboro before:
    • Planting, removing, or replacing a public street tree
    • Major tree pruning within the public right-of-way. Major pruning is defined as pruning in a manner that causes the removal of branches two inches in diameter or greater, removal of roots two inches in diameter or greater, or removal of branches constituting more than 20 percent of the crown (Hillsboro Municipal Code Section 9.18.020)
    • Pruning or tree care that impacts pedestrian or vehicle travel
  • Property owners are required to replace any trees removed from the public right-of-way.

Lake Oswego

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Permits available at the Planning Department, 3rd floor of City Hall. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • Type 1 Permit required for trees measuring 5” to 10” DBH. Up to two per year allowed.
  • Type 2 Permit required for trees measuring over 10” DBH. Permit include a 14 day public comment period.
  • Type 2 Permits $ 107 + $ 10 for each additional tree
  • Over‐the‐Counter Permits – Type 1 $ 20
  • Over‐the‐Counter Permits – Dead $ 20
  • Over‐the‐Counter Permits – Hazard $ 20
  • Invasive and/or Emergency tree removal permits  –No Fee
  • Dead Tree permits can generally be issued over the counter. Bring photos.
  • Hazard Tree Permits required Certified Arborist to complete a Hazard Tree Evaluation form.
  • Invasive Tree Removal Permits. No cost. See Invasive Tree List on City Web site.
  • Emergency Tree Removal Permits. Assumes tree could fail before normal permit process could be completed. Take photos for a record.

Milwaukie

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

Oregon City

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • How to know if you need a tree removal permit
  • Generally, no permit is needed for tree removal on Single Family private property residences (restrictions apply).
  • Street trees always require a permit and a public tree removal application is required. These permits are typically approved administratively.

Portland

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

Tigard

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

Troutdale

Information is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits.

  • No person shall plant, remove, destroy, cut, prune or mechanically excavate within 10 feet of a street tree without first obtaining a permit from the city.

Tualatin

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • Removal of up to 4 trees in a calendar year is allowed without a tree removal permit, except for:
    • Trees approved as part of a site plan approval.
    • Trees designated as a Heritage Tree.
  • Removal of 5 or more trees in a calendar year on sites without a site plan approval may be allowed with a tree removal permit.
  • Fee Schedule here. Contact planning department for procedures. 503-691-3026

Vancouver, WA

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • There are two kinds of permits required for trees in the City of Vancouver: one for street trees and one for private trees. Failure to obtain a permit before starting work will result in a violation and monetary fines, so check for appropriate permits before removing any tree or performing any pruning or maintenance on a street tree.
  • Do I Need Tree Permit?
  • Download Permit

Washougal

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

  • No Tree Removal or Pruning Permits are required.
  • You may be considering whether or not to remove a tree on your property or have questions about a tree on the property of another, if so, contact Code Enforcement.

West Linn

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits. Please contact the city for specifics.

Wilsonville

Information shown is based on data provided by the City website and only applies to trees within the City limits.  Please contact the city for specifics.

  • No person shall remove any tree without first obtaining a Tree Removal Permit.
  • Approvals to cut down street trees are given by the Planning Division through the tree permitting process.
  • Any tree in the City that is six inches or more in diameter at breast height (DBH), measured at four and one-half feet above grade, requires a permit prior to cutting it down.
  • A Type A Tree Removal Permit ($22) allows a property owner to remove three trees per property, per calendar year, per permit.

Note: This information is not comprehensive. Please contact your local government agency for complete rules and regulations regarding tree care in your city or county.