I Am: A Tree Owner or Resident

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HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • List of Protected Trees
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  • Permit is not required for routine pruning of live wood, as defined by the ordinance on indigenous trees if the pruning cut is less than 2" in diameter (approximately the size of a standard soup can). See Ordinance for additional permit exemption information.
  • Pruning of one quarter of the total tree's live foliage is prohibited without a permit.
  • Proposed tree removals, encroachments or relocations as a result of development activities will require a plan review and permit with applicable fees. Photographs and a site plan may be required.
  • THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE FOR PRUNING PERMITS [PDF] AND QUESTIONS ARE ALWAYS FREE!
  • For more information on our Indigenous Tree Program, please call City of Glendale Public Works Department

    Maintenance Services Division
    541 W. Chevy Chase. Dr.
    Glendale, CA 91204-1813
    Ph: (818) 548-3950 
  • All necessary permit transactions will take place at City of Glendale Permit Services Center

  • 633 E. Broadway, Room 101
    Glendale, CA 91206
    Ph: (818) 548-3200
    Fax: (818) 548-3215

    Counter hours for Jeremy Cawn, Indigenous Tree Program Coordinator, are Mondays from 10 am - 12 pm and Wednesdays from 8 am - 10 am. 

  • Local Tree Care Professionals - A courtesy list of local Tree Care Professionals is available by clicking here. The City of Glendale neither recommends nor endorses the individuals or firms contained in the file.
  • For more information please visit Tree Care

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