The City of Abbotsford's Tree Protection Bylaw No.1831-2009 is in place to preserve the tree canopy in Abbotsford. The City also has measures in place to ensure that all trees are healthy and viable and contribute positively to the natural environment. Trees are important in our community to help us sustain a healthy, natural environment. If you have comments or concerns regarding trees on boulevards or in parks contact Parks, Recreation & Culture.
Before cutting down any trees on your property, it is important to contact the Urban Forestry Section to ensure that you are in compliance with the bylaw.
Please complete the section below to submit a Tree Cutting Permit Application
In consideration of the issuance of a tree cutting permit as a result of this application (the “Permit”), the applicant agrees to indemnify and save harmless the City, its elected and appointed officials, officers, employers, servants and agents from and against all claims, losses, damages, costs, expenses, including investigatory and legal expenses and other actions caused by or attributable to any willful or negligent act, omission, delay or allegations thereof on the part of the applicant or owner and their employees, subcontractors or agents, related in any way to the permit. The applicant also agrees that this provision shall survive the termination of the Permit.
I am aware of, understand and intend to comply with all regulations and requirements of “Abbotsford’s Tree Protection Bylaw, 2010 No. 1831-2009
I understand that there this application if for a City of Abbotsford Tree Cutting Permit and that there are regulations and requirements of other Bylaws and Government Agencies that I may need to comply with.