For boulevard tree removal, planting, or pruning permits, please contact the City of Billings Engineering Division at (406) 657-8307, or for more information CLICK HERE. 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)