Trees and Woodlands

Need to remove a tree? You might need a permit

Fill out our simple online Private Tree Removal Permit Application and receive an on-site consultation from one of our tree inspectors.

Tree planting

Tree planting

Tree Planting

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Tree maintenance

Tree maintenance

Tree Maintenance

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Child reading under a tree

Child reading under a tree

Tree Protection and Removal

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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

Invasive Plants and Insects

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Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer

Ash Treatment, Removal and Replacement

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Urban forest

Urban forest

Urban Forest Strategic Management Plan

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Urban Forest Health Monitoring Program

Urban Forest Health Monitoring Program

Urban Forest Health Monitoring Program

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Tree

Tree

Public Tree Inventory

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i-Tree Report - Increasing our tree canopy

In 2005, Oakville was one of a number of Canadian municipalities to complete an Urban Forest Effect Model (UFORE) study, now known as i-Tree, to quantify the structure of the urban forest and its environmental benefits. In 2015, Oakville became the first municipality in Canada to conduct a ten-year follow-up survey to track the changes to the urban forest since the initial study. The results of the 2015 survey show that Oakville has increased its tree canopy by 1.3 per cent in the last ten years to a total canopy coverage of 27.8 per cent.

For more information, review the news release on the iTree report or view the complete report, Growing Livability - A Comprehensive Study of Oakville's Urban Forest.

Please Let's Add New Trees

Everyone — residents, homeowners, business owners, and community groups — can all help increase our tree canopy. Plant a tree on your property and get counted!