Please read the El Cerrito Municipal Code
, Title 10, Chapter 10.90
for information on obstruction of views by trees on private property.
Neighbors are encouraged to work together in the spirit of cooperation to resolve view/tree disputes.
When a mutual agreement cannot be met between neighbors, the El Cerrito Municipal Code recommends mediation. If you would like to request that your neighbor participate in a mediation process, you may use the sample Tree View Form Letter (pdf, 31 kb)
developed by the City.
Mediation resources include but are not limited to the following: