Tree Permit Public Comments

All trees granted preliminary approval for removal within the City must be posted for a period of 15 days to allow for public comment.  Any Citizen of Takoma Park may appeal any preliminary approval. Unless the City has received an appeal prior to the posting period expiration date a permit will be issued  If an appeal has been received, the matter will be scheduled for a Tree Commission Hearing.

All removal applications granted preliminary approval must be posted for a period of 15 days to allow for public comment. Current pending applications are listed below. Any resident of Takoma Park may appeal any preliminary approval during the posting period. If no appeal is received during the posting period a tree removal permit will be issued. If an appeal is received, the matter will be scheduled for a Tree Commission hearing. If you would like to appeal a preliminary approval listed below please mail a request by the end of the posting period to the City Arborist at:

City Arborist
Public Works Department
31 Oswego Ave
Silver Spring MD, 20910

Current Tree Permits

Address # of Trees Appeals Period Ends Appeal Status Size, Species & Location
6716 Poplar Ave. 1 Under Appeal 23" d.b.h. White Oak off the left rear of the property
8112 Flower Ave. 1 05/09/2014 12 inch d.b.h. Black Cherry tree at the left front of the property.
206 Lincoln Ave. 1 05/15/2014 7" Leyland Cypress Tree front of the property
6616 Allegheny Ave. 1 05/15/2014 11" Black Cherry from the left side of your property
6721 Poplar Ave 1 05/20/2014 12 & 4" American Elm located at the left front of your property
6718 Poplar Ave. 2 Under Appeal 24" 26" White Oak tree located on at the right rear and right side of the property
841 Linden Circle 1 05/24/2014 14" Mockerhut Hickory tree located at the right front