Six month moratorium on tree removals in Lake Forest Park

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Photo by Steven H. Robinson
The Lake Forest Park City Council has placed a six month moratorium on removing trees in the city.

No one may remove a tree in Lake Forest Park unless they meet strict criteria.

The purpose is to protect the tree canopy while the Council works on updating the City’s tree regulations. 








3 comments:

Anonymous,  October 17, 2016 at 6:44 AM  

Hopefully, this includes developers, for they usually get to take down every tree on the lot.

Anonymous,  October 17, 2016 at 10:26 AM  

Wish this had gone into effect before my nature-hating new neighbors took out five huge and beautiful conifers! Of the 5, one was ailing, the other 4 they removed because they were "messy"!! If you don't like trees, why move to Lake FOREST Park?

sedgecreek October 17, 2016 at 10:44 AM  

How can this 'moratorium' be enacted in the city of Shoreline? I am constqntly amazed by the seemingly haphazard cutting of treess in this city, in my neighborhood.

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