The Guelph Tree Removal Bylaw is an important part of maintaining our urban canopy. Tree removal in Guelph must be conducted according to the tree removal bylaws set out by the City of Guelph. There are fines for not following these rules.
Preserving and promoting tree health are our number one priorities at Capella Tree Service Inc. The urban canopy in the City of Guelph is very important to us. We often work with city staff to ensure that our tree care company is adhering to the bylaws set out by the City.
Often times we are contacted by homeowners to assess a tree that is actually on City property. According to the City of Guelph bylaw, trees on City property are not to be removed or pruned without a permit. There are also other bylaws that affect any tree on private property in Guelph that is greater than 0.5 acres. To learn more about how the City of Guelph tree removal bylaw affects the trees on your property, visit their information page.
Wondering if a tree on your property is a city owned tree? The City of Guelph has an interactive map that can help you to determine this. Check it out here: Street Tree Ownership