Tree Removal Instructions/ Permit Application (5/25/2017)

Property owners are required to apply for a permit before: 

(a) Removal of or otherwise destroying a tree with a DBH (diameter at breast height) of eight inches or more;

(b) Removal of or otherwise destroying an ornamental or evergreen tree with a height of ten feet or more;

(c) Removal of or otherwise destroying a tree with a canopy extending over a public right-of-way; and

(d) Removal of or otherwise destroying any specimen or significant tree, as defined in Sec. 22-2 of the Princeton Trees and Shrubs Ordinance.  

Click here  for an application for a Tree Removal permit.

Please contact a licensed tree expert if you need an evaluation of  the health of a tree on private property.