- Who is eligible for tree permits?
- When are tree permits provided?
- What is the cost for tree permits?
- How can I request a tree permit?
- 311 Process Notes
Tree permits are issued for trees on the tree lawn area only. The tree lawn is the grass area between the curb and sidewalk.
Permits are issued for removal, pruning, and planting.
Who is eligible for tree permits?
City of South Bend residents within city limits (with a three or four digit address) are eligible.
Property owners are responsibility for all maintenance of tree lawn trees.
When are tree permits provided?
The City Forester will first evaluate the tree/ tree lawn area for permit recommendation. If approved, the permit will be mailed to the property owner. Permits are good for one year