Trees on public property
Under The City of Calgary’s Tree Protection Bylaw, the maintenance of trees on public property is the sole responsibility of The City. Our bylaw states that:
- Cutting, removing, moving or pruning of The City of Calgary trees is prohibited unless City permission is granted.
- Citizens cannot penetrate the bark or attach any object or sign to trees on City land.
- Citizens cannot spray City trees with any substance except water.
- Citizens cannot attach electrical cords or other objects to City trees.
To determine if a tree is a City tree, please call 311, or visit https://maps.calgary.ca/TreeSchedule/