The City of Burlington is hosting a series of public information session to help residents and businesses learn about the newly adopted Private Tree Bylaw.

Registration for the information sessions is not required and will be held on:

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020
    Appleby Ice Centre, Community Room 1
    1 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    Central Arena, Auditorium
    1 to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
    Burlington Seniors’ Centre, Freeman and Indian Point Rooms
    7 to 9 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020
    Aldershot Arena, Community Room
    7 to 9 p.m.

About the Private Tree Bylaw

As of January 27, 2020, anyone within Burlington’s urban boundary will need to apply for a permit and on-site consultation:

  • To remove a tree greater than 20 cm in diameter measured at 1.4 m from the ground;
  • To remove more than five trees between 10 and 20 cm in diameter at 1.4 m from the ground in a calendar year;
  • To potentially remove heritage trees and endangered species; and
  • To complete work on a tree that could potentially cause harm.

To apply for a permit or to read the full bylaw, please click the button below: