2009 City Auditor Report on Management of City Trees

2016 Canopy Cover Assessment

Director's Rule on Exceptional Trees

Draft Tree Regulations Ordinance ORD D7

Find it, Fix it - Service Request Mobile App
(you can report tree removals under the 'Other' category)

File a complaint with the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) for suspected tree code violations on private property:
- Call the SDCI's Code Compliance group at (206) 615-0808 - Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
- File a complaint online

Green Factor

Green Seattle Partnership

Email for general support for tree-related questions/issues (OSE):

Healthy trees : Healthy City - presentation by Kathleen Wolf, PhD, UW Research Social Scientist

Interim Tree Protection Ordinance

King County Million Trees Campaign

PLUZ Committee December 18 meeting video

Resolution 31902 (Strategies to protect trees - 2019)

SDOT service numbers:

  • To report sidewalks uplifts: (206) 386-1218 (24/7 dispatch line for imminent needs)    
  • Tree related issues: (206) 684-TREE (7733) (message-only line)
  • Street maintenance request form

SPR SLI SPR6A2: Progress report from SPR on Green Seattle Partnership Program

Street Tree Manual

Seattle's Forest Ecosystem Values Report (2012)

TreePAC 2019 City Council candidates questionnaires

Trees for Seattle Street Tree Story Map

Tree Ambassador Tree Walks

Tree Protection Regulations in Seattle (TIP 242)

Tree Protection Executive Order 2017-11

Tree Regulations Research Project Phase I Final Report(9/27/16)

Tree Regulations Research Project Phase II Final Report (3/31/17)

Two for One Tree Replacement Executive Order 03-05

Urban Forest Stewardship Plan

University of Washington Brokman Memorial Tree Tour

Tree Protection Ordinance Update

2019 UFC version of the Tree and Urban Forest Protection Ordinance - Per City Council Request

Adopted Tree Regulations One-Pager

Residents' emails with comments/input though:

NOTE: If you would like to comment on the tree regulations update, please send an email to