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Negative Impacts of Construction on Living Tree Health

Driving around the Rose City, it’s easy to surmise that construction is up. According to Barry and Associates, 9,300 apartments have been built in the Portland area since 2013. And more than 20,000 more units have been proposed or are currently under construction. Any thriving urban landscape is perpetually changing, and Portland’s new edifices bode […]

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Portland Tree Permit Series: Permit Required for Private Properties

Starting in January 2015, most Portland tree removal projects will require a permit, in accordance with the city’s new Title 11 tree legislation. The Title 11 Tree Plan (or the Citywide Tree Policy Review and Regulatory Improvement Project as it is formally known) was passed in 2011, but full implementation was postponed until 2015. Title […]

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Portland Tree Permit Series: Take Care of Tree Services Now

On January 2nd, a new Portland tree code referred to as “Title 11 Trees” becomes law. This plan places strict guidelines on what kind of trees can be removed and also issues guidelines for pruning heritage trees. Homeowners are required to obtain these permits, but rather than trying to deal with understanding the 15 pages […]

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Portland Tree Permit Series: What is Title 11 Trees?

As nearly every Portland certified arborist is well aware, a new Portland tree code named “Title 11 Trees” is rolling out on 1/2/15. Title 11 Trees is part of the Urban Forest Plan, which aims to “protect the health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Portland” by “enhancing the quality of the urban […]

Tree Removal Permit Beaverton

Most trees in the city of Beaverton do not require a tree removal permit. But in truth, this does not matter. What does matter is this – Does your specific tree need a permit? The rules in the city if Beaverton don’t make that obvious and, unfortunately, you will need to do a little legwork […]

Tree Removal Permits Portland

Tree Removal Permits Portland

There are a lot of things that can trigger the need for a tree removal permit in city if Portland. That is why it is important to do your homework before proceeding with any tree removals on your property. Even if the trees are in your back yard and you are on a single family […]

Average Cost of Tree Removal in Portland

Average Cost of Tree Removal in Portland

For many homeowners considering a tree removal, the first question is ‘how much’?  Unfortunately, this question cannot be answered over the phone. No tree or property is alike, and a situation must be examined to determine the safest and most cost-effective method of removal. If you are considering a tree removal, it will help to […]