Public hearing on mitigating tree removal – Aug. 4

The City of Portland’s Urban Forestry Commission is convening a public hearing for the purpose of taking testimony about the Interim Mitigation Rule for tree removal. You can read the Interim Rule at The meeting will begin at 5:45 p.m. with a presentation from the City Forester that gives an overview of the Tree Code and Interim Rule. The meeting will adjourn at 8 p.m. Please be prepared to submit written testimony in case there is not time to hear your testimony.

Public hearing on the Interim Mitigation Rule for tree removal
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, 5:45 to 8 p.m.
1900 SW 4th Ave., Room 2500A

If you cannot make the hearing but would like to submit testimony, please send your written testimony to Mieke Keenan at by Sept. 9, 2015. If you have any questions about the Interim Mitigation Rule for tree removal, please contact Mieke Keenan at 503-823-5779 or

You can view this public notice online at