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Brush should be between 5 and 15 feet in length. Tree trunks more than 8 inches in diameter should be 3-feet-long or less.
If the staff finds that the Tree Review is not needed, the review will be canceled and the fee will be refunded.
Place large brush at the curb in front of your house by a.m. on the first day of your scheduled collection week. Cut ends should face the street. Put your yard trimmings, leaves and small branches directly into your green composting cart, along with food scraps and food-soiled paper.
Fill your green cart first and use lawn and leaf bags or a reusable a reusable container that is no larger than gallons and no heavier than 50 pounds. Trees that are located within the public Right of Way are public trees, and are regulated by the Public Works Department.
Planting or removal of trees in the public Right of Way requires approval by the City of Austin. My neighbor's tree limbs are growing over my property line - can I prune these limbs? This can be a tricky issue. is encouraged to call Austin Energy at or These numbers are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We will investigate and, if necessary, bring in a crew to prune for safety or outage issues. Note: Austin Energy does not prune tree limbs that contact the lower lines on the pole for telephone and cable.
The electric lines areAuthor: Austin Energy.
Residential Tree Review/Permitting Process is required for: Impacts within the full critical root zone. Pruning that exceeds 25% of the canopy. Removal of a regulated tree. The tree permitting process for residential properties that meet the above criteria is consolidated with the Residential Plan Review application process, therefore submittal.
Curbside customers can call to request storm debris removal. Due to the high number of requests, collection may take days. Large brush should be between 5 and 15 feet in length and be stacked along the curb in one row. Tree trunks more than 8 inches in diameter should be cut to 3-feet long or less. Small branches and limbs should be stacked in manageable bundles.