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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu


Tree Work Permit

Location, Business/Individual
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A Tree Maintenance permit is required to do any work on any City tree. The Louisiana licensed arborist must submit a description of the requested work, a copy of their license and an insurance certificate with the City of New Orleans as certificate holder. The permit is free of charge and lasts for 60 days.


  • Free

Required documents/steps

Arborist must submit via fax (504) 658-3227 or email the following documents:

  • Description of work including property address
  • Copy of current Louisiana arborist license
  • Insurance certificate showing the City of New Orleans as certificate holder

Issuing agency

Parks and Parkways

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Last updated: 11/3/2013 5:48:06 PM

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