Example of a right-of-way with no planting strip, but with a.
9 rowsNon-Development Tree Permits. A tree permit not connected to any development project. WHEN IS A PERMIT NEEDED? A permit is needed to remove a tree if the tree is a street tree or a heritage tree; an ordinance-size tree, live or dead; or any tree of any size located on multifamily, commercial, industrial, or mixed use property or in a common area.
If none of these conditions apply, you can remove the tree without a permit. 11 rowsFor information on additional requirements to remove a street tree, please see the Street Location: 5th Ave, SuiteSeattle, WA, Normal pruning and maintenance.
You don't need a permit to prune a street tree abutting your property. However, the city does not allow"topping" of trees, which is the indiscriminate removal of more than 1/2 of a tree's canopy. The advice of a certified arborist is always recommended.
Street trees: A permit is required to remove any street tree. Except for sucker shoots or self-sown trees that are less than 1/2 inch in diameter.
Learn to measure the diameter. Staff will let the applicant know if the property is in a regulated historic or environmentally sensitive zone or plan district, additional requirements may apply. If you would like to plant, prune, or remove a tree within the public right of way, then you will need a Public Space Tree Permit.
If you would like to remove a tree between 44” & ” in circumference, you will need a Special Tree Permit.
Texas state law allows for city officials to deal with nuisance trees that can have an effect on other trees, either on public or private properties, by removing them, even if they belong to a resident and not the city.
Any tree greater than ” in circumference is a heritage tree and cannot be removed. For guidelines and laws governing trees in the District, review Tree Regulations.