Planning on doing construction work around City-owned or private trees? Trees are a valuable asset to our city and a number of regulations and guidelines are in place to protect them.

Learn how to protect and grow our urban forest and apply for permits to perform work involving trees and how to report unauthorized tree removals and injuries.


Permit to Injure or Remove Trees

If you intend to injure or remove a tree protected under City bylaws, you must obtain a permit. Learn when you need a permit and how to apply.

Permit to Undertake Work in Ravines

If your property is located within a ravine protected area, you may be required to apply for a permit to injure or remove a tree, dump fill, or alter the grade of land.

Permit & Tree Protection

Bylaws, policies and regulations to help you protect trees on private property, on City streets and in ravines when undertaking construction.