Procedures

  1. Review the Submittal Checklist
  2. Clear photos of the tree are required for any removal permit. Captioning or numbering the photos to correspond with information on the permit application will also help. Send photos to prouty@monterey.org.
  3. If further information is required, applicant must submit an arborist report from an ISA certified arborist or pay the $300 administrative fee for the Forestry staff to perform the inspection.
  4. Submit your permit application using the PDF form. Please save a copy to your computer, open it with Adobe Reader or Acrobat, fill it out, sign it, and return it by email or mail (no fax) to: prouty@monterey.org | 23 Ryan Ranch Road, Monterey, CA 93940. Please call (831) 646-3860 if you have any questions. Make sure to include your email address.