Personal woodcutting permits:

Permit sales for personal woodcutting are available as listed below:

Woodcutting permit sales  for the Forest Grove District  are OPEN.

Woodcutting permit sales for the Tillamook District units are OPEN.

Permit Fees

In order to purchase a permit, the following rules are established:
  • Fee $20 for up to 2 cords of wood
  • Permits are sold between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM.
  • Only one permit at a time will be issued per person or household
  • The license plate number of the vehicle transporting firewood is required
  • You can only purchase a permit for yourself
  • Checks are not accepted for permit purchase
  • A limit of 5 permits in the woodcutting season (usually October through June), will be issued per person or household
  • Permits are valid until two cords are gathered, but no longer than three weeks from the day of purchase
Things to keep in mind:

Woodcutting Guidelineand Restrictions

  • Woodcutters are advised to be familiar with the basin areas, there is no guarantee wood will be available at any location.
  • Woodcutting is allowed only within areas designated on permit map
  • Live trees, downed old growth and cedar logs CANNOT be cut into firewood
  • Woodcutters are required to follow environmental guidelines established on the permit
  • Permits are issued for personal use only, not for resale
  • Permits will not be extended due to acts of nature
  • Violators will not be allowed to obtain a personal woodcutting permit for a period of one year from the date of violation

Woodcutting Areas

For More Information:

Tillamook District:
  • Monday - Friday: 503-842-2545
  • After Hours Woodcutting Recording:  503-842-2548
Forest Grove District
  • Monday - Friday:  503-357-2191
  • After Hours Woodcutting Recording:  503-359-7401 ext 606