A tree removal permit is required to remove significant trees within the City. A Type B Right-of-Way (ROW) permit is required to remove and replace a tree that is located within the street ROW.
A Tree Removal or a Type B ROW Permit Application Form must be submitted online at www.mybuildingpermit.com.
Sites where development is proposed or anticipated, removal of any trees shall not take place until a permit for construction has been issued. Please see SMC 21.03.070.I.2.b for details.
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU SUBMIT AN APPLICATION
Calculate your tree's DBH (Diameter Breast Height)
Tree Removal Permitting Guide
Tree Removal 101
Tree Removal in the Right-of-Way Guide
Identifying Root Disease Brochure
Can Hazard Trees Be Removed from Critical Areas or Critical Area Buffers?
O2015-395 Tree Regulations Ordinance
Diameter Breast Height (DBH) Calculators
Permits & Regulations