Class IV - General Forest Practices Application (Type A)
A Class IV-General forest practices, or logging permit, may be required to cut down trees on your property in association with clearing and development activities. A separate application and review fee is required for each parcel.
Type A review is required when the proposed development/project has not, and is not currently undergoing State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) review.
Type B review is required when the proposed development or project, including the proposed logging, is currently undergoing SEPA review, or has already had a SEPA determination issued.
Use this checklist as a guide to a complete application.
Letter of Authorization
The owner must provide a signed letter of authorization for the applicant in the event the applicant is not the property owner.
The site plan must be drawn to scale, no smaller than 1-inch = 200-feet and should include: harvest boundaries, tree retention areas, the approximate location of existing structures, the location of all existing and proposed streets, right-of-way easements, skid roads, haul roads, location of future development (buildings, drainfield, well), 40-foot contours, critical areas and associated buffers, drainage ways and culverts, north arrow.