DOUBLE-CHECK BEFORE YOU CUT TREES & VEGETATION
Below are numerous links to information to make an informed decision before you cut down any trees or vegetation on your property. Our handouts are divided into the following sections:
Find Parcel Information by Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN) or Street Address
Locate your property on our Design District and Coastal Maps
Find Case Status Information by Case number or Street Address
View City Property Records & Archives (such as Street & Planning files)
Use our GIS interactive map to find a property
Other Helpful Links
Below are some additional links that provide helpful information.
Forestry Program for more information on tree regulations
Municipal Code (See SBMC 15.20, 15.24, 22.10, 22.11, 22.22, 22.68 and 22.69)
Storm Water Management Program (SWMP)
Water Conservation for more information on sustainable landscaping
The tree and landscaping ordinances are applied by the Planning Division in the Community Development Department and the Forestry Program in the Parks and Recreation Department.
To contact Planning Staff, please call the Planning Counter at (805) 564-5578 or visit the offices at 630 Garden Street between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM during City business days.
To contact Forestry Staff, please call the Forestry Program at (805) 564-5433. Their offices are located at 402 E. Ortega Street during City business days.