Tree Trimming Permit

Galion has been designated as an official "Tree City USA." by the State of Ohio and keeps a tree inventory.

Any tree trimming or removal that involves a tree on or overhanging a city right-of-way requires a permit including:
  • Tree lawns
  • Devil strips
  • Alleys
Trimmer Requirements
There is no fee for the permit, but you must hire a tree trimmer licensed with the City of Galion. Contact the city Building / Zoning Office located at 301 Harding Way East, or by calling 419-468-2642.

If electric service is to be disconnected, the tree trimmer will need to provide written permission from the land owner or electric consumer prior to shut-off.

Traffic Stoppage
Street blocking or closing can be arranged through the Galion Police Department with a minimum of 24 hours notice.

Clean Up Requirements
Permit holder is responsible for clean up of chips, wood, brush and stump removal. The tree trimmer is responsible to the city in the instance of any damage to city property.

No inspection is needed.