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Registered Tree Service Providers
(This web page is also known as Client Assistance Memo 2303.)

Revised June 12, 2017

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

Info for Tree Service Providers

To be a registered tree service provider, you must submit a Tree Service Provider Registration Application to the Seattle Department of Transportation, along with a copy of:

  1. Washington State Contractor License
  2. City of Seattle Business License
  3. Certificate of Insurance, with City of Seattle listed as additional insured
  4. Current Annual Equipment permit number(s).

All firms must also agree to follow guidelines established by the Seattle Street Tree Ordinance (SMC 15.43); The Street Tree Manual, The Seattle Traffic Control Manual and the ANSI A300 Standards for tree care.

As the permittee you will be responsible for ensuring that pruning and other tree work complies with all ANSI 300 standards.

Tree Service Provider training guide

This is a PDF version of a workshop delivered in September 2016. This document includes information on Urban Forestry and Street Use permits required to perform street tree maintenance in Seattle and explains in more detail many of the resources listed on the Quick references for Tree Service Providers page. This is a helpful place to start if you are new to performing street tree maintenance or applying for related permits in Seattle. Download a copy of this presentation here.

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

Info for Property Owners / Property Managers

Major pruning work or removal of street trees requires the issuance of a permit. Only firms that are registered with the Seattle Department of Transportation will be issued permits for street tree work. The work they perform must be done in accordance with the City's guidelines and specifications as outlined in the Street Tree Manual. A copy of the issued permit must be available on site when the work is taking place.

 If the firm you wish to hire is not listed below, please have them contact us, so we may assist them in obtaining the registration required to obtain a permit.

If you are planning to have work done on your planting strip trees, you, the property owner, should refer to the following Client Assistance Memos for instructions on how to care for trees that are located in the planting strip. For information on required permits, please see our website at http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/treeplantapp.htm. 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: seattle.gov/transportation/treeplanting.htm seattle.gov/transportation/treeplantapp.htm and seattle.gov/transportation/pruningguides.htm.

The following is a list of tree service contractors who have met the requirements for registration as a tree service provider. They also have obtained 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). There is currently no fee for tree permits, but fees may be assessed if heavy equipment must be staged in the right of way, or if there is a need for a traffic control plan review. Please note: Tree Service Registration or 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.

Name

Phone

Address

 

A & M Tree Service NW Inc

425-867-2307

19712 147th Ave SE

Renton
98058

Arborwell

206-849-4718

PO Box 1586

Bothell
98041

Ballard Tree Service

206-782-8202

14419 Greenwood Ave N
Suite A-PMB 330

Seattle
98133

Best Tree Service

425-754-7359

PO Box 13739

Mill Creek
98082

Big Huge Trees Tree Service

206-790-4605

15502 9th Ave NE

Shoreline
98155

Big Trees, Inc

360-563-2700

10928 Springhetti Rd

Snohomish
98296

Blue Ribbon Tree & Landscape Specialists

206-423-1201

PO Box 9

Auburn
98071

Bruhn Logging & Tree Service LLC

253-261-5984

28616 SE 456th St

Enumclaw
98022

Champion Tree Care

425-353-5434

10912 6th Ave W

Everett   98204

Davey Tree Experts Co.

206-829-8500

PO Box 27605

Seattle
98165

Dominant Tree Service 425-344-2589 3908 Friday Ave Everett
98201

Eastside Timber & Property Dev.

425-985-5680

13538 NE 188th PL

Woodinville
98072

Eastside Tree Works, LLC 206-396-9998 838 286th Ave SE Fall City
98024

Emerald Tree Service

206-726-0668

4102 S Oregon St

Seattle
98118

First Leaf Design & Tree Care

360-840-3781

4100 Densmore Ave N

Seattle
98103

Fluent Tree Professionals

206-605-7846

4632 1st Ave NE

Seattle
98105

Grun Tree Care

206-321-1600

PO Box 47016

Seattle
98146

Kemp West, Inc

425-334-5572

3800 Sinclair Ave

Snohomish
98290

Kobus Construction LLC

206-551-1403

1108 NW 67th St

Seattle
98117

Legendary Tree

206-786-8573

10018 51st Ave S

Seattle
98178

Madison Park Tree

206-300-2407

2514 E Ward St

Seattle
98112

Major Tree

206-794-1721

8701 22nd Ave NW

Seattle
98117

Maple Leaf Arborists LLC 206-714-9835 3609 168th St NE  #3006 Arlington
98223

Northern Arboriculture, Inc.

206-306-1740

19009 34th Ave NE

Lake Forest Park
98155

Northwest Arboriculture LLC

425-806-6945

5616 Maltby Rd

Woodinville
98072

Northwest Tree Experts

253-875-9715

PO Box 4142

Spanaway
98387

Norwest Tree Experts

206-660-2835

1647 153rd Ave SE

Bellevue
98004

NW Arbor Care (425) 745-1889 P.O. Box 1486 Lynnwood
98046

Olson's Outdoor Improvements

206-605-8839

22021 260th Ave SE

Maple Valley
98038

Out on a Limb Tree Co, LLC

206-938-3779

PO Box 15247

Seattle
98115

PnD Logging & Tree Service

425-432-7636

20311 SE 240th St

Maple Valley
98038

Renaissance Tree Care

206-362-6565

12533 1st Ave NW

Seattle
98177

Seattle Tree Preservation

206-367-4048

13550 Lake City Way NE

Seattle
98125

Symbiosis Tree Care

206-841-3158

13024 37th Ave NE

Seattle
98125

The FA Bartlett Tree Expert Co

206-522-5056

P.O. Box 82097

Kenmore
98028

The Tree Stewards LLC

425-333-5551

5405 Tolt River Rd NE

Carnation
98014

The Watershed Company

425-822-5242

750 Sixth St South

Kirkland
98033

Thomas J Tree & Garden Care LLC

425-442-7117

9215 371st CT SE

Snoqualmie
98065

Thor Tree Company

206-409-0176

8728 209th Pl SW

Edmonds
98026

Tree Harmony Arborists, LLC

206-275-0991

PO Box 1261

Mercer Island
98040

Tree People

206-853-4538

12345 24th Ave NE 

Seattle
98125

Tree133 LLC 720-382-3116 12408 17th Ave NE Seattle
98125

Treecycle

206-789-0534

319 Nickerson St

Seattle
98109

Urban Arborist, LLC

206-930-1427

9513 Phinney Ave N

Seattle
98103

Vitalitree LLC

206-498-7998

PO Box 25352

Seattle
98165

Washington Tree Experts

206-362-3380

9792 Edmonds Way

Edmonds
98020

Westside Tree Care, Inc

206-280-1067

6830 NE Bothell Way
Suite C-PMB 226

Kenmore
98028

 

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