​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Call Before You Cut!

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 at least 2 metre​s of 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 Enforcement & By-law Services at 311 or 905-458-3424,​ or by using the Brampton 311 web app below. Enforcement & By-law Services​ is available​ 24/7.

Brampton 311 Web App​​

Contact Brampton Urban Forestry