Reporting Tree Code Violations/ Non-Emergency Tree Problems

You may use this form to report tree Code violations as detailed below. For Tree Emergencies that present imminent hazards to a public street or sidewalk please call the Tree Hotline 503-823-TREE(8733).

The form may take 15 minutes to complete.

Gather information

For reporting the following problems:

  • Dead or hazard trees
  • Street tree removal, pruning, or planting without a permit
  • Private tree removal without a permit
  • Failure to plant when required
  • Topping of trees
  • Tree grates interfering with street trees

For other tree concerns, consult one of the service options below. 

You will need a way for us to contact you, and details about the site of the complaint. You may choose to remain anonymous, however. 

Report a tree code violation

For tree concerns not addressed above

Park Tree Maintenance:


Low Hanging Limbs:

BDS Code Enforcement

Blocked Signs/ Signals:

To report vegetations blocking stop signs and traffic signals contact Urban Forestry/Tree Hotline at or 503-823-TREE(8733)