In accordance with Windcrest City Ordinance No. 2019-713(O), a permit must be pulled before trimming, cutting, pruning, or any activity that would result in an open wound on ALL oak trees within the limits of the City of Windcrest.
Oak Tree Trimming Application
Permit applications are accepted Monday - Fridays from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Applications must be submitted through MyGovernmentOnline.org
Applications will ONLY be accepted July 1st through January 31st.
The Oak Tree Trimming Permit fee is $5.00
Why do I need a permit to trim my oak trees?
The City of Windcrest is dedicated to keeping its many oak trees safe from Oak Wilt. Ordinance No. 2019-713(O) helps mitigate the spread of Oak Wilt within Bexar County. Permits help keep track of trees that are the greatest risk of infection, and ensure their safety after being trimmed or cut.
Learn more about what Oak Wilt is and the management of Oak Wilt
All contractors, or people hired to trim oak trees, must provide a valid tree license and be registered with the City of Windcrest when applying for an Oak Tree Trimming Permit. Preferably, contractors should have a Tree Maintenance License from the City of San Antonio. Residents should ask before hiring anyone to trim or prune their oak trees. A list of contractors or companies that have current licenses can be found on the Texas Oak Wilt Vendors page.