The City of Toronto is dedicated to protecting trees on both public and private lands in recognition of the multitude of social, economic and environmental benefits trees provide and as a means of protecting and enhancing the City's natural heritage.
Do you have a tree on your back or front yard that needs maintenance? This section explains how to care for your trees on your property.
Help build Toronto's urban forest! Learn how you can get a free tree for your front lawn.
Planning on doing construction work around City-owned or private trees? Trees are a valuable asset in our city and a number of regulations and guidelines are in place to protect them. In this section, you will learn how to protect and grow our urban forest and apply for tree maintenance or removal permits.