Landscape & Grading Permits 

Exemptions From Landscape & Grading Permits

You do not need to apply for a Landscape & Grading permit if all of the following exemptions are met.

  • Not a Historic Property
  • Not removing any trees
  • Not working in the floodplain or stream margin
  • Not working in the Smuggler mountain superfund site
  • Not working in the 8040 green line review area
  • Not hardscaping in the setbacks


  • Less than 200 square feet of work


  • Less than 100 square feet of total landscaping that does not include hardscape, or a change in grade or drainage pattern