Tree Removal Permits

Tree removal permits are required to remove all significant trees within the City. To learn more about what makes a tree significant, scroll down towards the bottom of the page. 

Click on the relevant image below to access the application form. All tree removal forms must be submitted online at


 What to Expect After You Submit Your Application   

  • Your application will be screened for acceptance within 2 business days.
  • If accepted, the application will be reviewed within 5 business days.
  • If not accepted, you will receive an email with reasons why it was not accepted.
  • Once the review is completed, the permit or approval letter will be uploaded on



  Calculate your tree's DBH (Diameter Breast Height)

  Learn about how many trees may be removed 


Healthy Tree Removal Permit

Unhealthy Tree Removal

Hazard Tree Removal

Imminent Threat Tree

Example Site Plan - Healthy Tree Removal

Example Site Plan - Unhealthy Tree Removal


Tree Removal Permitting Guide

Identifying Root Disease Brochure

Can Hazard Trees Be Removed from Critical Areas or Critical Area Buffers?

O2015-395 Tree Regulations Ordinance

Diameter Breast Height (DBH) Calculators