Highlands Tree Bylaws and Permits Links and Resources
The District of Highlands Tree Bylaws and Permits can be viewed and obtained from their website, or in the list below.
- District of Highlands website: https://www.highlands.ca/
- Do I need a permit to cut down trees on my property? A tree cutting permit is necessary if the trees are within 10 meters of a lot line, or within 20 meters of a lot line the is adjacent or abutting a road, trail or right-of-way. If the trees are situated within a Development Permit Area, (within 30 meters of a steep slope, wetland or sensitive ecosystem) or are a protected tree species a permit is needed.
- Tree Cutting Bylaw: DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS BYLAW NO. 10 (pdf)
- Tree Amendment Bylaw
- District of Highlands Tree Management Bylaw No 110 (pdf)
- Tree Cutting Permit: DISTRICT OF HIGHLANDS Application for Tree Cutting Permit
Why call Scotty Tree & Arborist ?
We work with homeowners, contractors, property managers, and municipal agencies to assess and plan: development, determine the level of risk, and scope of work to gain appropriate permissions and undertake tree service work to remediate and protect your tree assets. The District of Highlands Tree Bylaws apply to your home or property, We can help you get the job done right.
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When you want to speak with an Arborist with extensive experience dealing with District of Highlands Tree Bylaws and Permits, contact an ISA Certified Arborist®. You can reach Scotty Tree & Arborist by phone, or text us a photo of the trees you need help with.