Los Angeles County Department of Regional Planning

Tree Planting Ordinance


On March 29, 2016 the Board of Supervisors adopted the Tree Planting Ordinance that:

The ordinance became effective on April 28, 2016. The hearing documents for the ordinance are located here.

Tree Planting Requirements

Tree Planting Guide

Appendix A - Tree Species List and Shade Plan Calculator

Other Hearing Documents

Parkway/Street Trees
The Tree Planting Requirements do not include requirements for Parkway (street) trees. However, if you are interested in having a parkway tree planted or maintained, please visit the Department of Public Works’ parkway tree website for further information.

For additional information about the Tree Planting Requirements, contact the Land Development Coordinating Center at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (213) 974-6411

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