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San Jose
Tree Removal Services

Silicon Valley Tree Removal Experts

 CA LIC #1065102

We are proud to have serviced clients in San Jose, Campbell, Los Gatos, Saratoga, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale, Cupertino, Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Atherton, Redwood City and San Carlos

Memebership of International Society of Arboriculture.
Google Gaurenteed Badge and Credential
Certified Arborist Credential

Residential San Jose Tree Removal Services


At NewVista, we have ISA Certified Arborists who can assess your trees and determine the best course of action.  We are a local, family-owned business that specializes in tree removal in San Jose.

Safety Measures to Consider in San Jose Tree Removal


Trees that are diseased, damaged, or structurally compromised can pose a significant safety hazard. Removing such trees eliminates the risk of falling branches or the entire tree itself, which can cause damage to property, vehicles, or even harm individuals.


Property Protection


Trees with extensive root systems can sometimes interfere with underground utilities, such as water pipes, sewer lines, or foundations. Removing trees in close proximity to these structures can prevent potential damage and costly repairs.




Sometimes, a tree may not be aesthetically pleasing or may clash with the desired landscape design. Removing certain trees can improve the overall appearance of a property, allowing for more appealing landscaping options.

How Tree Removal in San Jose Affects Surrounding Plant Health

In cases where a tree is diseased or infested with pests, removing it can prevent the spread of the disease or pests to other nearby trees and plants, preserving the overall health of the surrounding vegetation.

Managing Invasive Species Through Tree Removal in San Jose

Invasive tree species, which are non-native and aggressively spread, can have detrimental effects on native ecosystems. Removing invasive trees helps mitigate their impact, allowing native plants and wildlife to thrive.

Fire Prevention Strategies and Tree Removal in San Jose


In areas prone to wildfires, removing trees in close proximity to buildings or structures can reduce the risk of fire spreading and protect property from potential damage.


It's important to note that tree removal should be carried out responsibly and with consideration for the environment. Local regulations, permits, and professional expertise should be consulted before removing trees. Additionally, whenever possible, tree preservation and alternative solutions should be explored before resorting to removal.

We can assess the trees at your home in San Jose and provide a free estimate for tree removal.


Commercial Tree Removal Services in San Jose 

NewVista provides tree removal in San Jose for many types of commercial properties. 

Business Parks, Apartments, HOA's, Hospitals and Shopping Centers can all count on NewVista meeting their tree removal needs. 

NewVista can tailor a comprehensive tree removal package that meets both the budget and needs of the commercial property.

Services We Offer:

  • Inventory List 

  • Tree Removals 

  • Tree Pruning

  • Fertilization

  • Storm Response 

  • Tree Planting 

  • Mulch Replacement 

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A local, family owned business. New Vista Inc is proud to offer excellent and satisfactory tree removal and management. Operating under the International Society of Arboriculture guidelines (ISA) we offer all types of tree management. Our services range from pruning to removal in both residential and commercial properties. All of our tree work meets ANSI 300 standards.


We are fully licensed by CSLB, carry General Liability & Workers Compensation Insurance for both our employees and your protection.

Safety is our top priority when working on your property. New Vista Inc only uses professional equipment that meet ANSI (American National Standards Association) Z133. 

Other services we offer in San Jose:

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San Jose Tree Removal Services - Frequently Asked Questions:

Do you need a permit to remove a tree in San Jose?

It’s mandatory to submit a city of San Jose tree removal application to secure a permit If you are planning to cut down certain types of trees like a street tree, a heritage tree, alive or dead ordinance-size tree, or any tree situated on multi-family, commercial, industrial, or mixed-use property or common area in San Jose.


Street trees are usually located in the public easement zone between the sidewalk and the curb, and sometimes, they are positioned as far as 12 feet from the curb.


It is illegal to trim or cut down a street tree without obtaining an appropriate San Jose tree removal permit. Fines for unauthorized pruning or removing a tree without a permit can vary between $15,000 to $30,000 so make sure to follow the proper procedures. Hiring an arborist will guarantee the appropriate forms and arborist report are filed and that regulations are followed. 


An application for a permit to remove an ordinance-size tree will be evaluated for approval if it can be verified that the tree is a safety hazard, dead, dying or diseased, unsuitable, or impedes economic development and proposed improvement of a parcel.

How do you get remove trees in San Jose?

Removing a tree from your property requires getting a city of San Jose tree removal permit which is dependent on city regulations and ordinances. You may need to hire an arborist who can write an arborist report and a form describing the reasons you have for wanting to remove the tree. Smart consumers hire a certified arborist who can provide their opinion and advise you about tree trimming and the removal of your tree.

How much does it cost to remove a tree in San Jose?

The cost of San Jose tree services including trimming or removal depends on specific details including the location, the size and the condition of the tree. Costs to remove it can vary anywhere from $500 to $3000 or more. To make a thorough comparison of prices and services, seek quotes from licensed and insured San Jose tree service providers. Some trees will require permits from the city which might increase costs. Call us at NewVista for a free consultation to determine the specific cost of your tree removal. 

What is the ordinance size tree in San Jose?

In San Jose, an ordinance-size tree on private property is defined as either a single trunk tree with a circumference of 38 inches or more measured 4 ½ feet above ground, or a multi-trunk tree. For single-family or duplex properties, a permit is obligatory for the removal of an ordinance-size tree, regardless of its health status. For commercial, multi-family, or industrial properties, a permit is mandatory for the removal of a tree, irrespective of its size.

Why hire a certified arborist to remove trees in San Jose?

An arborist is trained in the care and maintenance of tree cultivation. Arborists have specific expertise in tree pruning, tree growth, tree health and diseases. Arborists are certified professionals who safely manage tree removal They advise on appropriate species of trees to plant and where to plant them. A good arborist follows industry safety standards and is licensed or certified by an organization like the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).


Arborists develop site plans,conduct research and write tree assessment reports. Their tree preservation plans to protect trees are then submitted to the city. These plans include the arborist’s recommendations on how to protect existing trees on each property. Their reports allow property owners to apply for development permits or make changes to the landscape and trees. 


At NewVista, our certified arborists in San Jose can create a detailed arborist report for your property and trees and consult with you about the best course of action. We are fully committed to provide you with responsive and reliable customer service and the most trustworthy tree service in the city of San Jose. 


We are a family-owned local San Jose business with a trustworthy reputation, delivering excellent customer service, comprehensive tree management, tree removal and safe tree trimming services. Our professional team at NewVista can develop a free, personalized quote that fits your tree and landscape care needs and your budget. 



TEL: 408-646-9790  |

545 Meridian Ave # 26231 

San Jose,  CA 95126

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