Trees Contact Information

The Permit Center is open to walk-in customers! Also customers can email to submit an application or call 503-635-0290 and ask for the Planner on Duty if you have questions.

Submitting a Tree Removal or Tree Protection Application

Please email a pdf copy of your tree application to After processing the application, staff will contact you by phone to collect credit card payment for the permit fee. 

Returning Yellow Type II Notice Signs 

After you have received your Type II tree permit, please return your yellow tree signs to the entry vestibule (accessible 24 hours) at the southwest corner of City Hall, 380 A Ave., off the lower parking lot. Thank you for returning your sign for reuse!