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Parks - Tree Planting and Replacement

The City of Brampton’s Forestry team undertakes maintenance of trees, including pruning or removal and tree replacements, on trees located within City-owned property such as parks and boulevards in front of homes. Members of the public are not permitted to conduct any work, including pruning, on City-owned trees.

The City plants trees every spring and fall, primarily to replace the ones that were removed the previous year.

Possible Reporting Scenarios:

  • General tree planting/replanting inquiry
  • Request for a tree to be planted/replanted on City property

Expected Service Levels:

  • Tree Planting: Inspections for planting/replacement are completed within approximately 90 days from initial request
  • Date for Tree replacement: Could take up to 12-24 months

What happens after I report my concern or submit my request?

  • A tree inspection will be completed within approximately 90 days from the initial request
  • The Inspector will leave a “Tree Door Hanger” on your door to let you know the inspection is complete
  • The necessary work will be scheduled for completion
  • Forestry staff may place a painted marking on the curb to indicate the approximate location of the future tree planting
  • Planting usually takes place between June-December, weather dependant
  • Tree selections are determined by a certified Arborists based on what is best suited for the area

Specific dates for tree planting are not available.

If you require further assistance, please contact 311 within Brampton or 905-874-2000.

Related Information

Tree Preservation By-law
Trees on Private Property
Trees on City Property

Last Updated on May 5, 2024