Permits

Boulevard Tree Planting Application – Please contact Urban Forestry Staff at forestry@ci.billings.mt.us if you have questions. In accordance with Billings Municipal Code Sec. 25-206: Permit required for Planting on city property.

No person shall plant any tree in any city park, or in any other city property, including streets, alleys, boulevards or other public ways, without first filing an application and obtaining a permit from the city. The person receiving the permit shall abide by the city specifications and standards of practices. Any permit shall be void if its terms are violated.

(Code 1967, § 14.01.090)

 

Tree Pruning/ Removal Permit – Please contact Urban Forestry Staff at forestry@ci.billings.mt.us if you have questions. In accordance with Billings Municipal Code Sec. 25-211: Abuse or mutilation of public trees and shrubs is prohibited.

Unless specifically authorized by the city, no person shall intentionally damage, cut, carve, transplant or remove any tree or shrub, attach any   wire, nails or other contrivance, allow any gaseous liquid or solid substance which is harmful to trees or shrubs to come in contact with them, or set fire or permit any fire to burn when such a fire or the heat thereof will injure the portion of any tree or shrub in any city park, cemetery, or on other public property.

(Code 1967, § 14.01.220)

 

8th & Yellowstone with line
Topping is one of the most harmful things you can do to a tree

 

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