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Tree Service Companies With An Annual Permit
(This web page is also known as Client Assistance Memo 2303.)

Revised February 10, 2014

Please Note: Neither the City nor this department endorses these firms or assumes liability for their services.

The fact that this department furnished you this list of contractors does not in any way mean that you are restricted to this list. The work they perform must be done in accordance with the City's guidelines and specifications. As the permittee you are responsible for ensuring that the pruning complies with International Society of Arboricultural (ISA)  ANSI 300 standards.

If you are planning to have work done on your planting strip trees, you, the homeowner, should refer to the following Client Assistance Memos for instructions on how to care for trees that are located in the planting strip. A permit is required to either prune or remove trees in your planting strip. For Tree Pruning or Removal permits refer to CAM 2302 . For Planting Strip Paving and Tree Planting Rules see CAM 2304 . There are additional resources located on the City Arborist web page. Specifically go to: www.seattle.gov/transportation/treeplanting.htm and www.seattle.gov/transportation/pruningguides.htm.

The following is a list of tree service contractors who have a permit authorizing operation of equipment in the right-of-way (cannot impede vehicular or pedestrian traffic, and must have insurance and take precautions to assure pedestrian safety). The $146.00 permit fee may be waived if you contract with any one of the following listed companies. Please note: An Annual Equipment Permit does not allow a tree service to work on street trees without first obtaining a tree pruning/removal permit from the SDOT Arborists Office.

Are you a Tree Service Provider? Register with Urban Forestry to become an SDOT Registered Tree Service Provider by submitting a Tree Service Provider Registration Application.

For more information, call the City Arborist's office at 206-684-TREE (8733).

Company Address City Zip Phone
Asplundh Tree Expert Co. 7524 NE 175th St Kenmore 98028 (425)483-9339
Apical Tree Service 2228 NW 61st Street Seattle 98107 (206) 679-8253
Ballard Tree Service 9708 14th Ave NW Seattle 98117 (206) 782-4847
Bartlett Tree Experts PO BOX 82089  Kenmore 98028 (425)481-6529
Best Tree Service PO Box 13739 Mill Creek 98082 (425) 379-8460
Blooma-The Tree Experts PO BOX 31945 Seattle 98103 (206)714-9835
The Davey Tree Experts PO Box 4252 Bellevue 98009 (425) 462-8829
Fluent Tree Service 4632 1st Ave NE Seattle 98105 (206) 605-7846
Green Man Tree Service 2217 33rd Ave S Seattle 98144 (206) 227-0357
Grün Tree Care 10854 Roseberg Ave S Seattle 98168 (206) 321-1600
JTS Inc. 13121 112th Ave E Puyallup 98374 (253) 435-4494
Kemp West 4911 Bickford Ave Snohomish 98290 (425) 508-4610
Madison Park Tree 2514 E Ward St Seattle 98112 (206) 322-4546
Northwest Arboriculture LLC 5616 Maltby Rd Woodinville 98072 (425)806-6945
Northwest Insured Tree Service 4429 26th Ave W              Seattle 98148 (206) 284-5930
Out on a Limb Tree Company 7426 California Ave SW Seattle 98136 (206) 938-3779
Paragon Tree Care LLC PO Box77386 Seattle 98177 (206)783-5882
Renaissance Tree Care 12533 1st Ave NW                           Seattle 98108 (206) 362-6565
Seattle Tree Preservation Inc 13350 Lake City Way NE Seattle 98125 (206) 367-4048
Superior NW Tree and Shrub Care Inc. 13110 NE 177th Pl #304  Woodinville 98072 (877) 775-8733
The Tree Stewards, LLC 5405 Tolt River Rd NE Carnation 98014 (425) 333-5551
Tree Cycle 1240 NW 116th St Seattle 98177 (206) 779-6851
Tree Experts Inc 9923 E Trent Ave Spokane 99206 (800)684-8733
Trees for Life Inc. P.O. Box 1586 Bothell 98041 (425) 485-4758
Tree Resource P.O. BOX 25413 Federal Way 98093 (253) 838-1836 
Urban Arborist 8018 Wallingford Ave N Seattle 98119 (206) 930-1427
Vitalitree  9109 24th Ave NW Seattle 98117 (425) 443-4961
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