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.
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.
*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. In addition to tree care, Frontier proudly offers full-service landscaping and maintenance. We are fully licensed, bonded, and insured.