When is a Permit Required?
A permit is required forattaching objects to street trees, including cables and bracing. Please read further information on whether the trees qualify for the permit. No permit is required for attaching objects to private property trees.
Attaching ornamental lights requires an Ornamental Tree Lighting Application.
See Attachment Permits FAQ for more details.
Complete the Forms
We provide help with electronic documents, and you may call (503) 823-TREE (8733) for further assistance with obtaining forms,
Submit the Forms
To file the completed application forms online, use the DevHub tool:
Make sure to include:
- Street Tree Attachment Permit Application
- A check made out to City of Portland
You can find the cost on the current Fee Schedule:
Our mailing address is:
Portland Parks and Recreation Urban Forestry
1900 SW 4th Ave., Suite 5000
Portland, Oregon 97201
Bring your completed application and payment to our Development Services Center.