Do I need a permit to remove a tree in Astoria?

Property owners in Astoria are not required to get a permit to remove or prune trees on private property. Permits are required to prune or remove trees on adjacent city lots. Astoria has many green areas, or lots that are taken over by the city due to delinquent taxes. Trees in these areas can pose a risk to private property. Astoria City Property Tree Permit.