Tree felling or tree modification; application

Before you cut down a tree, even if it is on your own land, you should check with your local authority whether it has issued a tree protection order. Trees may then only be felled or pruned with permission.

Stand: 20.10.2023. Link zum BayernPortal

Online procedure

Application for exemption from the tree protection ordinance

You can use this online application to apply for an exemption from the Tree Protection Ordinance.

Citizen-friendly and digital: simply complete this online application directly via your internet browser. In many cases, this will save you a trip to the authorities.

Editorially responsible: Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection (see BayernPortal)

Tree Protection Division


Schuhstraße 40
91052 Erlangen


jetzt geschlossen
Montag: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Dienstag: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Mittwoch: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Donnerstag: 09:30 - 15:00 Uhr
Freitag: 09:30 - 12:00 Uhr