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Apply for a Tree Permit

Apply for a Tree Permit - several adults and children assiting to plant a tree

Any residents and contractors who wish to plant, prune, or remove a tree within the public right of way must first obtain permission from the District Department of Transportation and the Urban Forestry Administration.

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 must first obtain permission from the Department of Transportation and the Urban Forestry Administration.

Service at a Glance

Provided By: DDOT
Phone: (202) 671-5133
Location: 55 M Street, SE, Suite 600 Washington, DC 20003

Contact TTY: 
711