Apply for an Urban Garden Permit

Do you want an urban garden in your community? You're in the right place to apply for a permit!

Online

Create a Citizen Access account

We use a third party application called Citizen Access for Backyard Chicken Permit applications.  If you've never used Citizen Access, we recommend that you review how to create an account before starting your application.

Make sure you have time to apply

This application will take about 10 minutes once you’ve gathered the required information identified below.  You can save your application and resume later if you need more time.

Have your credit/debit card ready

You'll need to enter your credit/debit card information to pay the $105 non-refundable permit application fee. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover. The fee is $50 if you're renewing an existing permit. 

Apply online

You can find the application under the Economic Applications category of Citizen Access.

Apply online for an Urban Garden Permit

We'll review your application

Expect to hear from us within 1-2 business days. We'll email you to confirm receipt of your application. Keep in mind that you might need to revise your application or attachments if we notice any missing or incorrect information.

Reapply after the first year

Your permit is only valid for 1 year. You'll need to renew your permit after the initial year.

Don’t worry, we have your back. We'll send you an email with instructions on how to renew the permit before yours expires.

 

 

Paper Form

We don't accept printed applications for this service

You can visit our office if you need help applying through Citizen Access. You can find our address in the Contact Us section of this page. We're happy to help you fill out an application!

Phone

Call us for instructions

You can find our number in the Contact Us section of this page. We'll get you all the information you need to apply for your Urban Garden Permit. We don't take applications over the phone, but we'll make sure you have everything you need to get your application approved.

In Person

Have your credit/debit card ready

You'll need to enter your credit/debit card information to pay the $105 non-refundable permit application fee. We accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover. The fee is $50 if you're renewing an existing permit. 

Come to our office and fill out an application

We'll help you apply for your Urban Garden Permit online through Citizen Access.

We'll review your application

Expect to hear from us within 1-2 business days. We'll email you to confirm receipt of your application. Keep in mind that you might need to revise your application or attachments if we notice any missing or incorrect information.

Reapply after the first year

Your permit is only valid for 1 year. You'll need to renew your permit after the initial year.

Don’t worry, we have your back. We'll send you an email with instructions on how to renew the permit before yours expires.