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
6704 Cockerille Ave. 1 04/22/2014 8" American Elm at the left front of the property
100 Grant Ave. 3 04/29/2014 9" 10 " Leyland Cypress at the right rear of the property as well as a 13" American Elm
511 Ethan Allen Ave. 1 04/29/2014 21" Chestnut Oak located at the left rear of the property
123 Sherman Ave. 1 04/29/2014 29" American Beech on the left rear of the property