Permits May be Required for Tree Removal or Replanting

Every city and county has a different requirements for how its trees are planted, removed, and pruned. Depending on size, age, and location, residents may or may not need a permit.

The information below is provided for your convenience. These are the current links to city or county permit sites that will provide direction for your location permit requirements.

Clark County:

Tree removal is allowed without a permit on private property unless it is considered in a critical area by the city.


Trees on private property may be removed without a permit at the discretion of the owner. However, if the tree is located in a “critical area”, you may need a Critical Areas Permit in order to remove it.



Battle Ground:





For more info on Permits or any of our other comprehensive tree care services, use our contact form or call us at (360) 574-4125.

*Frontier Tree Service, formerly known as Sunshine Tree Service, has been serving Vancouver, Portland, and Clark County since 1980. In 2010 Sunshine Tree Service became a part of the Frontier Landscaping Team. Frontier Landscaping proudly offers full-service landscaping and maintenance for residential and commercial clients. We are fully licensed, bonded, and insured.