Amendments to the Private Tree Protection By-law 2008-156

Last year Town Staff commenced a review and update of the current Private Tree Protection By-law, which was established in 2008, and engaged the public in its review process.

JCRA has been very active this year in representing our residents in this public process. JCRA participated in each public session, surveyed our members, met with other interest groups and residents associations, attended committee meetings and met with Town staff to provide our comments.

Protection of the tree canopy is a concern of general interest to our members and the JCRA Board has devoted significant time, and will continue to do so, to this issue. You will see the impact this spring on the tree canopy in our neighbourhoods as trees are removed along our streets and in Joshua Creek due to the emerald ash borer disease. The protection of the private tree canopy will…..


Click HERE to read our Update on the Private Tree By-law in PDF (89kB)


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