Plan Review & Field Service Inspections

Land Management

Irrigation and Landscape

Landscape and Urban Forest Conservation

Article X Ordinance:  Official Version, Approved Draft

Questions about Article X of the Dallas Development Code, The Landscape and Tree Preservation Ordinance?  Visit our City Arborist website.

Download our Approved Tree List for new construction as noted in the City Code. 

The City of Dallas encourages the growth of the urban forest by supplying trees and guidance to the citizens of Dallas.  Learn more about our Dallas Reforestation Pro​gram.

Landscape and Tree Manual (under construction)

Historic Tree Nomination:  Historic Tree means a tree, or grove of trees, that has been recognized by resolution of the City Council as having cultural or historical significance (Article X).

Application Form Nomination Instructions

Tree Removal Application

City of Dallas Arborist District Map

Staff Contact Information:

Philip Erwin, Chief Arborist


Preston Willms, NE District Arborist 


​Jessie Farris, NW District Arborist


Tina Standeford, SE District Arborist


Clay Walker, SW District Arborist


Kevin Thompson, Q-TEAM Arborist





Richard Denham
Chief Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector
(214) 948-4464

Terry Johnson
Senior Plumbing and Mechanical Plans Examiner
(214) 948-4468