Vendor Approval Process

If you are a private contractor requesting a permit to work on City trees, you will be required to provide the following:

  • City of Modesto Business License
  • Certificate evidencing current Commercial General Liability (CGL) Insurance with a minimum limit of $1 million per occurrence
  • CGL Additional Insured Endorsement – naming the City of Modesto, its officers, agents, employees and volunteers as additional insured
  • Certificate evidencing current Commercial Auto Liability Insurance with a minimum of $1 million per occurrence
  • Commercial Auto Liability Additional Insured Endorsement– naming the City of Modesto, its officers, agents, employees and volunteers as additional insured
  • Certificate of Workers’ Compensation in compliance with the statutes of the State of California, plus employer’s liability with a minimum limit of liability of $1 million
  • Waiver of Subrogation for Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Submit all documents to City of Modesto Risk Management Division for approval.

Contact Information

Forestry Division 209-342-2249 Fax 209-491-5952
Risk Management Division 209-577-5251 Fax 209-576-7069