Seattle City Council Adopts MHA Resolution – Section on Trees

On March 18, 2019 the Seattle City Council passed CB 119444 – Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) legislation. As part of that legislation they passed a Companion Resolution –  RESOLUTION 31870 calling for additional measures by the City and its partners … Continue reading

Seattle City Council Delays Action on Draft Tree Ordinance

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance Great news. The Seattle City Council has decided to slow down passage of an update to Seattle’s existing Tree Protection Ordinance. The Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee was rushing to get something passed … Continue reading

Johnson, Herbold & O’Brien Lay Out Path Forward on Tree Protection Legislation

Update from Rob Johnson’s Trees for All page Johnson, Herbold & O’Brien Lay Out Path Forward on Tree Protection Legislation Commit to protecting exceptional trees, maintaining Seattle’s reputation as a ‘truly Emerald City’ September 12, 2018 Members of the Council’s … Continue reading

Developers should not be exempt in new ordinance to protect Seattle’s trees 

Press Release – Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance  June 4, 2018  Developers should not be exempt in new ordinance to protect Seattle’s trees  by Steve Zemke and Susanna Lin Look around at any development site in Seattle, and you … Continue reading

Action Needed June 1-7, 2018 Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance  Dear Friends of Trees, Can you show your support for trees next week?  Let us know. We need people to show up and speak for stronger tree protection at these Seattle City Council Hearings: Monday June 4, 2018 10 AM – … Continue reading

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance sends letter to Mayor and City Council

Action Needed Now to Protect Seattle’s Trees and Urban Forest Dear Mayor Durkan and Seattle City Council Members,  We urge you to provide strong leadership now to significantly strengthen Seattle’s tree ordinance to protect our trees and urban forest.  Seattle’s … Continue reading

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance

Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance The following organizations have endorsed the campaign for a stronger Seattle Tree Protection Ordinance. They support a permit system to remove any tree 6 inches diameter and larger on both private and public land … Continue reading