Conditions may apply and will be indicated on the tree.
DDOT Special Tree Removal Permit. Private property trees between 44” and ” in circumference are considered Special Trees. Trees that are greater than ” in circumference are considered Heritage Trees. The removal of Special Trees requires a Special Tree Removal Permit. Heritage trees in healthy condition cannot be removed. COMPLETED TREE INFORMATION: Authorized an arborist from the Urban Forestry Administration to inspect the tree proposed for removal.
Click on Submit Application. 26 Step 1. Read the Important Notice View Conditions. Then click on the box. Step 2. Type your name in the Print your name window. If you would like to remove a tree between 44” & ” in circumference, you will need a Special Tree Permit. Any tree greater than ” in circumference is a heritage tree and cannot be removed. For guidelines and laws governing trees in the District, review Tree Regulations. Service Needed.
Any residents and contractors who wish to plant, prune, or remove a tree within the public right of way. A special permit is required for the removal of all Special Trees (trees between 44” and ” in circumference).
If the tree is healthy and is not an exempt species, Special Tree Permits require planting replacement saplings or paying a replacement fee to the DC Tree Fund. (See Issuance of Special Tree Removal Permits). Permit number: _____ _____ 4th Street, S.W., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC Phone:Fax:Residential Tree Review/Permitting Process is required for: Impacts within the full critical root zone.
Pruning that exceeds 25% of the canopy. Removal of a regulated tree. The tree permitting process for residential properties that meet the above criteria is consolidated with the Residential Plan Review application process, therefore submittal.
Tree Removal Request. The Department of Planning & Building issues tree removal permits in accordance with county regulations, which differ in the inland and coastal portions of the county. Some areas have additional regulations regarding the removal of trees. Anyone wishing to remove a tree on their property should first contact department.