Seattle Urban Forestry Commission submits Draft Tree Protection Ordinance Update to Council

Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw to Champion Tree Protection Ordinance Update Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw, who Chairs the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee, has agreed to pick up the effort to update Seattle’s Tree Protection Ordinance. The legislation was being … Continue reading

Action Alert – Public Hearing on Tree Ordinance Update This Wednesday, Sept 5th

The Seattle Land Use and Zoning Committee of the Seattle City Council is holding a Public Hearing on its proposed draft Tree Ordinance:  Wednesday, Sept 5, 2018 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM (sign up starts at 9 AM) Seattle City Hall, … Continue reading

Comments Regarding Draft Director’s Rule 21-2017 –  Calculating Tree Valuations and Civil Penalties for Tree Protection Code Violations 

Comments Regarding Seattle DCI Draft Director’s Rule 21-2017 –  Calculating Tree Valuations and Civil Penalties for Tree Protection Code Violations For this Director’s Rule to be successful we believe that SDCI needs to implement a permit based system for tree removal. The … Continue reading

Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forests

Save the Trees- Seattle is a citizen’s coalition in Seattle, Washington working to update it’s current ordinance dealing with trees and Seattle’s urban forest. We have  opposed  the Seattle Department of Planning and Development’s (DPD) past efforts to weaken and … Continue reading