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206-684-TREE (8733)

This website has information on City of Seattle Rules and Regulations. If you need information outside of city limits for other cities or unincorporated areas within King County , please contact your local governmental organization.

206-684-8733 is a one stop call phone number for the City of Seattle to find answers to tree questions. Rules and regulations do differ depending on the location of the tree. You may call this number and will either be given a menu of options or get connected directly to the appropriate person and City department.

Specific Parks or Greenbelt area questions should be addressed to the Parks Department or call 206.684.4113.

If you have a concern about trees and electric wires, please contact Seattle City Light at 206.386.1733.

For questions or information about trees and private property and the rules on trees on private property affected by development, contact the Department of Planning and Development at 206.684.8372.


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