Tree removal permits required:

  • Trees larger than 4 inches in diameter measured at 3 feet off the ground, dead or alive.
  • Dead or storm damaged trees.

No permit needed: Green limbs up to 15 feet off the ground and dead limbs up to 35 feet off the ground If you wish to exceed these limits you must obtain a tree removal permit.

To schedule an appointment: Call (530) 587-9432 or email for a staff member to view a tree and mark it for removal. At the time of the inspection, a removal permit will be issued and must be signed by the property owner prior to approval.

For a list of vendors who perform tree and brush removal services, see our Business Directory.