Mercer Island Tree Service
Do You Need A Permit For Tree Pruning And Removal In Mercer Island?
A tree permit is needed to cut down a tree when it’s a result of construction work, in a commercial zone or the tree is a landmark tree or located in a landmark grove. A Mercer Island homeowner will not need a permit in the following situations.
- Normal pruning and maintenance
- Removing small trees (conifer tree less than 6 ft. tall or deciduous tree with diameter of 6” or less measured 4 ½ ft. above the ground)
- Private residential lots unless the tree is in a critical area or landmark tree (explained below)
- Emergency situation where there’s a danger to life or property