Forest Practice (Timber Harvest) Permit Requirements

Snohomish County issues permits for Class IV-General forest practices (conversions of forested land to a nonforestry use such as residential development or pasture land) and performs reviews for Conversion Option Harvest Plans (COHP) for compliance with county codes including drainage and critical areas regulations.

The Department of Natural Resources issues forest practice permits for Class II and Class III types of forest practice permits which are typically related to sustainable timber harvest activities or operations.

As part of the application (PDF) the following are additional items you will need to submit.

Things you will need:

Stack of lumber on truck

Things you may need:

Additional information for each can be found on the application (PDF) and clicking on the associated link for the above items.