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Weeds & Vegetation Code

See also: Tree Cutting

What Is It?

The Weeds and Vegetation Code applies to weeds and vegetation on private property that overrun on to any public right-of-way, including planting strips, streets, sidewalks, and alleys. Examples of vegetation are bushes and trees.

This ordinance does not regulate:

Read the Code

Read the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) section about weeds and vegetation, SMC 10.52

Proposed Changes

None

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