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Tree Attachment Permits

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Apply for a permit to attach objects to Street Trees. There are several options for applying including; online, mail, and in person.
  1. When is a Permit Required?

    • When Is a Permit Required?

    • Street Trees: A permit is required for attaching objects to Street Trees, including cables and bracing
    • Private trees: No permit is required for attaching objects to private property trees.

    See Attachment Permits FAQ for more details. 

  2. Fill Out Application

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

    Need Help Using Electronic Documents?

    Or use the form 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 (137.59 KB)
  4. Mail to:

    Urban Forestry

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

  1. When is a Permit Required?

    • When Is a Permit Required?

    • Street Trees: A permit is required for attaching objects to Street Trees, including cables and bracing
    • Private trees: No permit is required for attaching objects to private property trees.

    See Attachment Permits FAQ for more details. 

  2. Fill Out Application

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

    Need Help Using Electronic Documents?

    Or use the form below:

  3. Bring in Application

    1900 SW Fourth Avenue
    First floor lobby
    Portland, OR 97201
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    Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. except Thursdays 8 a.m. to noon

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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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