Trimming of trees on public property require City approval in advance of any work conducted and will trigger an Encroachment Permit requirement. Removal of trees on public property is a multi-step process, including notification of neighbors. For more detail, contact the City’s Public Works Department at (415) 435-3838 or email Antony Boyd, Public Works Director, and review the City’s relevant Municipal Code including Municipal Code 8, Health & Safety.
An encroachment permit is required any time work is performed in the public rights of way. This includes moving trucks, storage of debris boxes, tree work, replacing concrete sidewalks, replacing curbs and gutters, and sewer lateral repair work that encroaches into the street. You can find an application here.
Please contact DC Electric to report a street light outage on their 24-hour Emergency Repair Phone Line: 1-707-992-0141 or Toll Free 1-866-523-8386. You may also email street light repair requests’ to firstname.lastname@example.org or click here for online reporting.