Forestry Division

Report tree problems and high weed and grass, tree inventory, compost, ash borer information,

Contact Info

Phone: (314) 613-7200

1415 N. 13th St.

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Alan Jankowski
Commissioner of Forestry
(314) 613-7205
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Forestry Sections

Compost Section
Learn about the Forestry Division's compost operations, location, and Residential Yard Waste Drop Off services.

Tree Section
The Forestry Division Tree Section is responsible for planting, pruning, removing street and parks trees, and code enforcement

Weed Control

The Weed Control Sections maintains the vegetation growing on the City property and on vacant, unkept lots and building throughout the City.


Find Forestry Services or report problems to CSB or check the status of a service request.

Apply for a Tree Permit to Maintain
Individuals who directly or indirectly perform maintenance on any City Tree must obtain a permit to maintain.

Free Firewood for City Residents
The City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry offers free firewood to the residents from the second week in November to the first week in March.

Locate Compost and Wood Chips Pick Up Sites
Locations where City of St. Louis residents can pick up compost and wood chips at no cost.

Locate Compost Drop Off
Learn about the composting service, drop off location, and schedule.

Locate Residential Yard Waste Drop Off
Location and schedule for City of St. Louis residents who need to dispose of residential yard waste.

Report a Tree Problem or Request a New Tree
Request a new tree, report tree problems between street and sidewalk, fallen limbs, and inspections.

Report Weeds and High Grass
Report Weeds and high grass on vacant properties or request inspection of occupied properties.

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 613-7200

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

1415 N. 13th St.
St. Louis, Missouri 63106

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