Use the Tree Regulations Research Project Recommendations to Guide Updating Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance

Letter sent to Seattle Mayor Durkan and Seattle City Council Seattle last year completed a study on whether our current tree ordinance and regulations were working. Among other findings the Tree Regulations Research Project concluded in their final report last year that: … Continue reading

Action Needed Now to Protect and Enhance Seattle’s Trees and Urban Forest

Action Needed Now to Protect and Enhance Seattle’s Trees and Urban Forest We urge Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Seattle City Council to take action now to significantly strengthen Seattle’s ordinances to protect our trees and urban forest. Seattle’s … Continue reading

Recommendations for Updating Seattle’s Tree Ordinance

Recommendations for Updating Seattle’s Tree Ordinance  The current Seattle Tree Ordinance SMC 25.11 was written in 2001 with a major update in 2009 and some additional amendments since then. It has some good provisions like protecting tree groves and exceptional … Continue reading