You need a restoration plan called an ECA revegetation approval to plant.
City of Seattle policy may require monetary compensation and/or a replacement for every tree permitted for removal. Tree replacement is required, as site conditions allow, using the same or similar species that provides the same level of tree canopy at maturity. The permit application for a removal requires a professional Tree Risk Evaluation and the tree is: If the street tree is determined to be dead, or; If the tree is determined to be a hazardous tree, orLocation: 5th Ave, SuiteSeattle, WA, The City of Seattle counts on the public to report illegal tree removal.
On private property: If you observe what you think is a violation of Seattle's tree code on private property please report it to the Code Compliance Division of the Department of Construction and Inspections online or call the Code Compliance line atUnder Seattle ordinance #, you must obtain a permit from SDOT before removing any tree on a City right-of-way; To apply for a removal permit, click here or call TREE3) Private Trees outside of environmentally critical areas.
SDCI PERMIT MAY BE REQUIRED.