Natural gardens have environmental benefits and create a habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife.

  • They contain native and non-native plants. They don’t contain overgrown plants or invasive weeds.
  • If you would like to have your natural garden considered for a permit, a City horticulturalist will visit and inspect the garden and work with you to meet the standards.
  • There is no cost to submit this application.

There are four Municipal Licensing & Standards district offices that can answer questions and accept your application in person or by mail. To determine which office services your area, enter your address here.  Otherwise, you may contact 311 for assistance.

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