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Protection of Trees By-law (No. 9958)

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The following by-laws are electronic reproductions made available for information only. It is not an official version of the by-law. The City of Vancouver does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of this electronic version. These by-laws cannot be distributed or used for commercial purposes. They may be used for other purposes only if you repeat this disclaimer and the above notice of copyright. Official versions of all by-laws can be obtained from the City Clerk (604.873.7276) or email: info@vancouver.ca.

(This electronic version is amended up to January 1, 2012)
(Note to subscribers: The most recent paper update is amended up to January 1, 2011. Subsequent amendments which may appear in this electronic consolidation will be included in a future update package.)

Explanation of amendments since January 1, 2012

  • Section 4 (pdf, 77 kb) has been amended to reflect new fees, as enacted by Council on October 18, 2011, effective January 1, 2012;
  • Appendix A (pdf, 11 kb) is revised to include the amending By-law number.

Sections

  • Section 1 (pdf, 78 kb) - Interpretation
  • Section 2 (pdf, 13 kb) - Application of By-law and Exemptions
  • Section 3 (pdf, 13 kb) - Certificates
  • Section 4 (pdf, 77 kb) - Tree Permits
  • Section 5 (pdf, 14 kb) - Tree Counting and Measurements
  • Section 6 (pdf, 14 kb) - Relocation Trees and Replacement Trees
  • Section 7 (pdf, 17 kb) - Protection of Trees During Construction
  • Section 8 (pdf, 13 kb) - Care and Maintenance of Trees
  • Section 9 (pdf, 12 kb) - Emergency Removal
  • Section 10 (pdf, 12 kb) - Assessments and Inspections
  • Section 11 (pdf, 71 kb) - Enforcement
  • Section 12 (pdf, 13 kb) - Repeal, Transition, and Enactment

Schedules

  • Schedule A (pdf, 14 kb) - Protection Barrier Distance from Tree
  • Schedule B (pdf, 15 kb) - Exclusions from Tree Counting Distances from Buildings
  • Schedule C (pdf, 13 kb) - Number of Trees Required on a Site
  • Schedule D (pdf, 55 kb) - Types of Replacement Trees

Appendix

  • Appendix A (pdf, 11 kb) - List of Amending By-laws to the Protection of Trees By-law

 

 

 


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