Tree Removal

2 Types of Tree Removal Processes

Applications for Property Owner (Prohibited Trees) are taken on a quarterly basis in starting 2020:

  • January 1 - March 31
  • April 1 - June 30
  • July 1 - September 30
  • October 1 - December 31.

Applications can be submitted starting at 9 am -4 pm. Monday through Thursday to the Urban Forestry Division:

Urban Forestry Division
706 30th Avenue
Longview, WA 98632

Questions, please call 360-442-5421

Applications for prohibited City street tree removals will be taken on a first come first serve basis, up to 30 approved requests. During each quarter's submittal, priority will be given to tree request removals believed to be causing significant hardscape damage (i.e. curb and sidewalk). Applicants are encouraged to first contact the Urban Forest Manager prior to submitting the request should they have any questions or to find out if applications are still being accepted.

The restriction on the number of property owner requested removals allows the tree crew to continue to maintain the health of the urban forest through required maintenance and other removals and replacements. Once all 30 approved removal requests have been granted, property owners will need to reapply the following January. Trees will be removed within one calendar year from date of application. Trees causing hardscape damage will receive priority scheduling and healthy trees will be slated for removal within regular staff work load.