The City of St. Louis Forestry Division appreciates calls to let us know about any problems with City-Owned trees.
City-owned trees are located between the curb and sidewalk, or typically within 10 feet of the curb and are managed by the Forestry Division.
The Forestry Division may already be aware of the problem and already be working to solve it, but sometimes your call is needed to notify us about a City tree problem.
Provide as much information as possible. Include information on
Address or intersection
If requesting planting of a tree, review the common street trees planted by the Forestry Division.
If wanting to plant, remove, prune, or treat trees in the tree lawn you must apply for and obtain a tree permit to maintain.
- Start with the 'Begin Online' button below and select the service that best describe the situation.
- Complete the steps and submit the request.
No fee associated with the service request.
What to Expect
You will receive an email with a request ID number.
You can use the number to check the status of the service request.
When to Obtain a Permit?
Residents that want to plant, remove, prune, or treat trees in this tree lawn area must first obtain a Tree Permit to do so or by calling the Citizens' Service Bureau at 314-622-4800 and request to receive a tree permit.
Without a permit, you may be subject to fines or fees.
Learn more on the Forestry Division Tree Section.
Division of Forestry
1415 N. 13th St.
St. Louis, MO 63106
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM