Commercial Tree Services  

Tree services working within the City limits must be licensed with the City. This ensures that contractors providing tree services have liability insurance, a current contractors license, and are familiar with City Ordinances regarding tree care.

Download the list of licensed  Commercial Tree Services 2017.pdf

Why Hire an Arborist? An arborist is an individual trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. Arborists are knowledgeable about the needs of trees and are trained and equipped to provide proper care. Hiring an arborist is a decision that should not be taken lightly.

Proper tree care is an investment that can lead to substantial returns. Well-cared-for trees are attractive and can add considerable value to your property. Poorly maintained trees can be a significant liability. Pruning or removing trees, especially large trees, can be dangerous work. Tree work should be done only by those trained and equipped to work safely in trees.

What Is a Certified Arborist? Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation’s leading experts on tree care. Certified Arborists must also continue their education to maintain their certification and adhere to a Code of Ethics. Therefore, they are more likely to be up to date on the latest techniques in arboricluture.

Businesses providing tree services within the City of La Grande must obtain an annual Commercial Tree Service Permit. 

Download the 2018 Commercial Tree Service Permit.