Bellevue Washington tree removal

Locally owned, Eastside Tree Works provides residential and commercial tree service to Bellevue Washington. Our staff of certified arborists and tree experts can handle all tree-related issues, no matter how complex.

Bellevue Tree Services

  • All tree removals
  • Crane tree removal
  • Fine pruning
  • Windsail reductions
  • Crown thinning
  • Deadwood removal
  • Thinning for light
  • Cabling/bracing
  • Brush cutting
  • Stump grinding
  • Tree preservation
  • Certified arborists
  • Hazard tree evaluations
  • 24-hour emergency response
What you need to know about

Tree removal in Bellevue

As long as there are no restrictions on your property you can remove a tree, even several trees without a permit. If the tree removal results in over 1,000 sq. feet of disturbance of the ground, you are required to obtain a clearing and grading permit.

Note: the R-1 zone in Bridle Trails Subarea require clearing and grading permit for removal of any significant tree but you can remove up to 2 significant trees within a 3-year period without meeting perimeter and interior tree retention requirements. If 8 or less trees remain, you must replace them with equal number of trees.

Restrictions preventing tree removal

  • Your subdivision or PUD (Planned Unit Development) may prohibit removal
  • Your property contains a critical area, such as a steep slope, stream corridor or wetland, or if one is located adjacent to or near your property.
  • Your property is subject to private contracts, covenants or homeowner associations that may have other rules.

Questions about removal?

If in the R-1 zone of Bridle Trails Subarea, significant trees are defined as healthy trees which are 8 inches or greater in diameter when measured 4 feet above the ground.

Contact the Land Use Information desk in Bellevue at 425-452-4188 to answer your questions and ensure compliance with current codes.

24-hour service

You never know when a tree-related emergency is going to happen and that's why we answer our phones 24/7. Our crews arrive at the job site with the tools and equipment needed to clear the area as fast and safely as possible.

Free estimates

Our staff of certified arborists and tree experts are equipped to handle all tree-related issues. Schedule your free, no-obligation estimate and during your assessment, we'll answer all your questions so you can make the best decision.

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