WHITE GLOVE TREE SERVICES is a full service tree company.
We assist our client’s with:
Tree Pruning & Removals Storm Damage Clean up
Arborist Reports & Permit Apps Arboreal Consulting
Ongoing pruning Tree Management
Lot Beautification Tree planting
Back Yard Line Clearing, Eves trough cleaning & more.
The City of Toronto has many by-laws in place to protect the Urban Forest. The go to
Web Site for all things trees is www.toronto.ca/trees
The City will respond to requests to prune and maintain city trees on your front lawn.
Most properties within this area fall within Toronto & East York District (see map as
Applications for tree work typically take 6-8 weeks to process.
Alternatively you can work with private contractors
Protected & unprotected trees:
work. The city does it for free, the contractor for a fee.
at 4 ½’ from the ground are protected under City by-law. A quick test is if the
circumference at 4 ½’ from ground measures less than 37 ½ “ then the diameter is
under 12” and the tree can be removed without a permit at the homeowners expense.
responsibility of the homeowner to be kept clear of the lines.
these landforms have additional stipulations as outlined in the City by-laws.
to take special care when removing or pruning trees.
where and how much. Details are available at
Working with the city:
long term tree care. If trees require pruning or removal the city is not that hard to
deal with if you can find the right contact.
prepare a report and provide a recommendation as to why the tree should be removed.
as to where and how much. Details are available at:
By-laws and permit applications: