Tree Removal

  • Information: Must be applied for through Building Safety Division. Any tree to be removed will require permit submittal. Exemptions may apply. See Tree Removal application for submittal checklist and exemptions.
  • Submittal Requirements: Tree Removal application (PDF), see an application for submittal checklist.
  • Plan Submittal: Plans may be submitted electronically online through eTRAKiT or delivered in person to the Development Services Center at 401 N Elm Street with a set of paper plans.
  • Inspections Required: In most cases, if an exemption applies, no inspections will be required. When a permit is required, tree protection fencing inspection must be approved prior to the permit being issued. Contact 940-349-8360 to schedule an inspection.
  • Fees: $215 and tree mitigation fees, if applicable. If an exemption applies, no fees are assessed.