Community Tree Preservation

Welcome to the Community Tree Preservation Division at the City of Austin. Our team administers the City's tree protection and replanting regulations and implements the City’s Urban Forest Plan.

City Arborist 

Learn how the City regulates tree protection and replanting. Apply for tree permits, schedule tree inspections, schedule a consultation, or report a tree violation. 

Tree Information Center 

Explore tree resources for homeowners, developers, backyard gardeners, educators, and the just plain curious. 

About Austin’s Urban Forest 

Dive in and learn about the wealth of benefits trees provide to our city and its residents. 

Community Tree Programs 

Check out the many ways you, your family, and your community can get involved in stewarding Austin’s trees. Learn about the City’s Urban Forest Plan, Oak Wilt resources, how to get free trees, youth programs, and more. 

Who Can Help Me?

Many departments across the City of Austin provide services related to trees. Find the right contact for your question or concern.