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Attaching Items to Trees Permit

Apply for a permit to attach items to Street Trees or Heritage Trees. There are several options for applying including; online, mail, and in person.

  1. When is a Permit Required?

    See Attachment Permits FAQ for more details. 


    Attaching ornamental lights to Street Trees requires a different permit, visit the Attaching Ornamental Lights to Street Trees Permit page for more information.

  2. Fill Out Application

    Call 503-823-TREE (8733) to request a paper Chemical Treatment Application

    Or download the forms below:

  3. Gather Materials

    Make sure to include:

    • Street Tree Attachment Permit Application
    • A check made out to "City of Portland"
      • You can find the cost on the Fee Schedule below
    Fee Schedule (137.16 KB)
  4. Mail to:

    Urban Forestry

    1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 5000
    Portland, OR97201
    United States

  1. When is a Permit Required?

    See Attachment Permits FAQ for more details. 


    Attaching ornamental lights to Street Trees requires a different permit, visit the Attaching Ornamental Lights to Street Trees Permit page for more information.

  2. Fill Out Application

  3. Bring in Application

    Development Services Center
    1900 SW Fourth Avenue
    First floor lobby
    Portland, OR 97201

Contact

Urban Forestry

Manager of our urban forest infrastructure

Location

Mailing address

Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry
1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 5000
Portland, OR 97201

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