You do need a permit to remove a tree if it is on the protected tree list and there is a fee involved. Please visit the city's website or 925-372-3515 for more information.
Protected Tree Information
Tree Removal Application
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You may build a fence without a permit not exceeding 6 feet in height, except within the required front yard area you may not exceed 3 1/2 feet in height.
If you wish to build a fence taller then what is permitted you will have to apply for variance approval and for building permits.
You can contact the Community Development Department at 925-372-3515 for further information.
Fences, Walls & Hedges Requirements