The City of St. Louis Forestry Division appreciates calls anytime to let them know that there is a problem with City trees. Department personnel may already be aware of the problem and may already be working to solve it, but sometimes your call is what's needed to learn about a tree problem.
Provide as much information as possible. Include information on
- Address or intersection
- Describe conditions
- Start with the 'Begin Online' button below and select the service that best describe the situation.
- Complete the steps and submit the request.
No fee associated with the service request.
What to Expect
You will receive an email with a request ID number.
You can use the number to check the status of the service request.
Who Owns Street Trees?
Trees located between the curb and sidewalk, or typically within 10 feet of the curb are considered "city-owned trees". These are owned and managed by the Forestry Division.
When to Obtain a Permit?
Residents that want to plant, remove, prune, or treat trees in this tree lawn area must first obtain a Tree Permit to do so or by calling the Citizens' Service Bureau at 314-622-4800 and request to receive a tree permit.
Without a permit, you may be subject to fines or fees.
Learn more on the Forestry Division Tree Section.
Division of Forestry
1415 N. 13th St.
St. Louis, Mo 63106
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM