Director's Rules

DR 16-2008, Designation of Exceptional Trees

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This rule interprets Building Code (Ch 22.100)
SEPA Policies and Procedures (Ch. 25.05)
Tree Protection (Ch. 25.11)
Will supersede 6-2001This is a joint rule with DPD

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Draft Director's Rules


DDR 11-2023, Tree Measurements

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DDR 9-2019, Design Review Thresholds for Additions & Expansions

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If you have questions about superseded or rescinded rules, please contact Hillarie Lee at (206) 503-5710.