Conejo Valley Trees

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tree_oakwebpageTrees provide unparalleled benefits to our city. They filter and clean the air, lower temperatures on hot days, add to the scenic quality of our environment and increase property values. To protect this important resource, we have ordinances in place to guide the care, pruning and removal of certain oak and landmark trees. We encourage residents to 

What is a Tree's Protected Zone?

A tree's protected zone is five feet beyond the outer edge of canopy or 15 feet from trunk, whichever is greatest. Permits are required for any work impacting the tree or the soil in this area, other than removal of dead wood.

Protected Trees

Majestic Oak Trees

Majestic Oak Trees are classified as trees with a trunk diameter of 3 feet or greater when measured at 4.5 feet above the ground. The Majestic Native Oak Tree Map can help you locate some of the city’s largest oak trees in public spaces, including Conejo Open Space Conservation Agency (COSCA) trailheads, and the Los Robles Golf Course. The city's largest oak has a trunk diameter of 12 feet and is located at the Chumash Center on Lang Ranch Parkway.

Quick Links

I want to learn how to care for my trees Download tips from California Oaks Foundation
I am having issues with trees on my street Call Public Works at (805) 449-2499
I want to remove a dead/hazardous tree on my property Apply for a Type A Oak Tree Application
I am considering building or grading near my tree's canopy Apply for an Oak/Landmark Tree Permit
I want to request permission to remove a healthy tree Apply for an Oak/Landmark Tree Permit
I want to learn about adopting an oak to support open space Visit our Adopt-An-Oak page

Thousand Oaks is a Tree City, USA, having held the honor for nearly 20 years!