Allowable Tree Removal

Sammamish Municipal Code 21A.37.240 provides the following removal standards for significant trees:

Lot Size

Percent Over
10 Years* 

Annual Number 

Cumulative Number Over
10 Years*

* The number of significant trees allowed for removal is limited to whichever of these columns is lowest
Less than 1/4 acre 50% 2 6
1/4 - 1/2 acre 40% 4 12
1/2 - 1 acre 30% 6 18
1-2 acres 20% 8 24
More than 2 acres 10% 10 30