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Protected trees

Review the FAQ's below for more details.


Registered heritage trees, trees that provide land stability, are of a protected species or size, or provide visual screening/and or privacy are subject to tree removal permits. 


Some factors used to determine tree removal approval include hazardous situations, number of trees on a property, damage to existing structures, and reasonable development. Prior to removing any tree on your property, you are advised to contact the Planning Division at (925) 674-7205 to verify your tree does not require a removal permit.

city contact information

30 Muir Road
Martinez, CA 94553

Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 5pm

Fri: 7:30am - 4pm

Pone: (925) 674-7200
Fax: (925) 674-7239

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