Permits

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. Some require a certified arborist to provide these services. 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:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/forest-practices-permits

Camas:

https://www.cityofcamas.us/businessdev/permits
Tree removal is allowed without a permit on private property unless it is considered in a critical area by the city.

Washougal:

https://www.cityofwashougal.us/codeenforcement/page/trees-please

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.

Vancouver:

https://www.cityofvancouver.us/publicworks/page/tree-permits

Ridgefield:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/forest-practices-permits

Battle Ground:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/forest-practices-permits

Kelso:

http://www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/index.aspx?NID=989

Woodland:

https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-works/forest-practices-permits

Portland:

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/trees/article/496498

Gresham:

https://greshamoregon.gov/Trees/

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

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