The Department of Natural Resources and Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (DENR-CENRO) issues tree-cutting permits for (public places, private lands, infrastructure projects, government projects).

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  • Letter application
  • LGU Endorsement/Certification of No Objection (Municipality and Barangay)
  • Copy of Land Title (OCT/TCT) for Private Property
  • Photographs of trees to be removed
  • Site Development Plan and ECC for big projects
  • Submit application letter addressed to the CENRO with the required documents (see previous tab). The request order will then be assigned an Inspection Officer to conduct inventory/inspection
  • Receive Payment Order
  • Pay inventory fee (P1,200/hectare) for planted and naturally growing trees but no payment required for less than 20 trees or if inventory will be conducted by the customer
    • If Inventory undertaken by customer:
      • Timber
        • Inventory/Inspection Report with Tally Sheet/Stand and Stock Table, and Pictures
      • Tree Charting Map
  • Receive tree cutting permit

See the internal processes behind requesting for a tree-cutting permit

DENR office hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday

Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines



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