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6/18/20 Service Level Update: Permitting Delays

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Urban Forestry is experiencing an increased volume of permit applications. Turn-around time for permit issuance is extended to approximately 4 - 6 weeks from application intake.

If you would like to check the status of your permit application please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the Portland Maps Permit/Case Search website
  2. Type in the address and hit "Submit"
  3. Click on the applicable permit/case number
  4. The permit status is listed under "Status"

If you have specific questions regarding your permit application please contact 503-823-TREE (8733) or by email at

We appreciate your patience as we process permit applications.