A permit may be required before you remove or cut down a tree on your property. For more information on tree cutting, please see the Tree Cutting By-law.

If you would like to remove a protected tree, you must complete a Tree Cutting Permit Application and submit it to planning@meaford.ca 

The removal of certain trees is also regulated in the Heritage Conservation District.

Properties under 1 Hectare

If your property is smaller than one hectare, you will need a permit to cut down a tree if:

  • It is a public tree
  • If your property is zoned for Environmental Protection - Grey Sauble Conservation Authority regulations may apply. 
  • If your property is subject to a tree preservation plan

Properties over 1 Hectare

Trees on properties over 1 hectare are subject to the Grey County Forest Management By-Law.


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