​​​The City of Brampton is committed to maintaining a healthy urban forest. Anyone wishing to injure or remove a tree on private property must comply with the Tree Preservation By-law and the Woodlot Conservation By-law.​

Property owners must apply for a permit before injuring or destroying any tree in Brampton located more than 2 metres from an occupied building and with a trunk diameter of 30 centimetres (about 12 inches) or more, measured at 1.37 metres (about 54 inches) above the ground at the base of the tree.​​

If you have any questions regarding the permit process, please contact Urban Forestr​y at forestry@brampton.ca or 905.874.​2000 or 311.​​

Anyone contravening these by-laws and found guilty of an offence will be subject to penalties.​

​​​Report Removal with Permit

If you suspect that someone is removing or injuring a tree without a permit, you can report it by contacting 311 at 311brampton.ca, downloading the 311 Brampton app, or dialing 311 (905.874.2000 outside city limits).

Submit a Report

Contact Brampton Urban Forestry