7 thoughts on “Tree Removal Permit in Austin”

    1. If the tree is protected size, yes. 19″DBH for residential settings, 8″ for commercial settings. The city is pretty harsh for blatant removal without a permit.

    1. Any tree 19″ DBH and larger requires a permit, even on your own property. If the tree is not dead, dying or dangerous, you will be required to do mitigation (plant new trees or care for existing trees).

  1. I have a protected tree with hypoxylon and I can’t get a permit to take down the diseased tree. They let me trim a few branches but that’s it. I’m afraid it’s going to kill somebody.

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