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Tree Removal. A variety of rules protect trees in Bellevue.
Under certain conditions, residents must obtain a permit to cut or prune trees on their property. It is illegal to remove, prune or top trees on public property. Read about tree removal rules and permit requirements. Permits are Required A permit will be required for the removal of any significant tree in the R-1 zoning district in Bridle Trails.
A significant tree is at least eight inches in diameter, measured four feet above the existing grade.
For more information about trees, visit the City's Development Services department site.
Refer to our Tree Removal page for permit application information. Minor Clearing and Grading: Clearing and grading on a single-family property not combined with a building permit, including landscape changes, construction of rockeries and modular block walls, removal of trees and other vegetation, and removal of any significant tree eight inches or greater in diameter in the R-1 zoning district in the Bridle Trails area and.
(GA). Updated the Clearing and Grading code through the NPDES effort to require a permit for the removal of more than five trees over three years To get involved with tree preservation in Bellevue, check out the many volunteer opportunities in our parks, or plant a tree on your own property using the Tree Care resources found in the tabs above.
Residential tree or stump removal, rockeries, landscape changes. City Hall is now open for limited services and hours! See COVIDrelated city information on vaccines, response (with status of facilities), community resources, sunnyvale tree removal resources and updates. Development Services is offering virtual permit center meetings to allow customers to schedule one-on-one online time with staff to receive assistance with general permitting questions.
Your trees do a lot to take care of you, from keeping your air clean to reducing the risk of flooding.
For information about permits and the permitting process, please visit our Permits page. For general information on: Tree Retention and Removal on Private Property.