Tree Work on Private Property
Select this application to get approval to remove a hazardous tree and/or for vegetation restoration on private property.
Select this application to create the required tree public notice for major pruning or removal work on private property. A Tree Public Notice must be posted at least 3 days prior to performing the tree work.
The tree public notice requirement does not apply to any tree work in an Environmentally Critical Area or the removal of a hazardous tree or tree part. SDCI authorization may be needed prior to work on those trees; see the link below.
The tree public notice requirement does not apply to major pruning or removal of trees equal to or less than 6-inches Diameter Standard Height (DSH).
Select this application to apply for the SDCI Tree Service Provider Registry; registration is required to perform tree services on private property. Failure to register, or receiving two violation notices, will prevent a tree service provider from being eligible to conduct business in Seattle for one year.
Tree Work in the Public Right of Way
Select this application if you are proposing planting, pruning, removing, or replacing a tree in the public right-of-way or planting strip.
Note that if you are proposing removal of a street tree, you must also post a Tree Removal notice for a minimum of 14 calendar days.
Select this application to apply for an Annual Vehicle Permit, which is required to operate equipment in the public right-of-way.
Visit the SDOT Tree Service Provider Registry website to find information about the program and to apply to be a SDOT Registered Tree Service Provider; registration is required to perform tree services in the public right of way.