City of Los Angeles
Department of Public Works
Bureau of Street Services
Please be courteously informed of our new business hours 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, starting July 1, 2010

ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS If you are interested in using the online application for a Tree Trimming Permit , please read the instructions below. Once you meet the online submittal requirements, use the create new account link to create an account that you will be using for all future permits.

The next time you visit the site use your selected login name and password to apply for the next permit.

Tree permits still can be obtained at our office located at:
Bureau of Street Services
Urban Forestry Division
1149 S. Broadway, 4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015

For more information please call:    
Urban Forestry Division at (213) 847-3077


No. 1
This permit is not valid for the trimming of Oak trees.  An onsite inspection by an Urban Forestry representative is required.

No. 2   
The applicant must complete all fields that are marked with *, otherwise the application will not be accepted by the server.

Applicant will see a message on the screen after submitting the application form, indicating that his/her application was successfully submitted. A Reference No. shall be issued for that application. Please provide this reference number if you need to call our offices.

No. 3  
Applicants can check the status of their permits online 24 hours a day.

All processed permits will be available online for applicants to print. 

No. 4  
Applicants shall notify Urban Forestry Division within 5 days after completion of Tree Trimming.

An online feature has been added for notification of Tree Trimming Completion. 

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