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Tree Removal & Severe Trimming

The latest Private Tree Regulations, Brisbane Municipal Code Chapter 12.12, became effective on November 4, 2019.  The provisions of this chapter include requirements for either notification or permitting for severe trimming or removal of trees from private property.  Note that severe trimming is removal of 50% of the foliage crown or removal of 30% of the height of the tree.  Please see the following forms for more information: 


Contact the Community Development Department for more information at (415) 508-2120 or planning@brisbaneca.org