Tree Work Permit

A Tree Maintenance permit is required to do any work on any City tree. A Louisiana licensed arborist must submit a description of the requested work, a copy of their license, and an insurance certificate with the City of New Orleans as certificate holder. The permit is free of charge and lasts for 60 days.


  • Free

Required Documents

The Louisiana licensed arborist must email the following documents to

  • Written contract that specifies services to be performed with property address
  • Copy of current Louisiana arborist license
  • Insurance certificate showing the City of New Orleans as certificate holder

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