Do I need a permit to cut down or trim a tree on my own property?
No, with the exception of eucalyptus trees. From April 1 through October 31, a permit is required for the cutting of eucalyptus trees. The Development Services Department, located on the 1st floor of Lake Forest City Hall, is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and alternating Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to accept permit applications. If you are a member of a homeowners association, please check to see if your homeowners association has a master permit for this purpose.

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1. Can I get more information about the Expand the Forest program?
2. Do I need a permit to cut down or trim a tree on my own property?
3. How do I get my parkway tree trimmed?