Protection of Trees on Private Property

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SURVEY ALERT: Review the draft Private Tree Protection Bylaw and give us your thoughts!

Trees are a valuable asset to this community and we want to protect them further and need your assistance. We are looking to introduce a new By-law to protect Newmarket’s tree canopy and want your feedback. Review the draft Private Tree Protection Bylaw and give us your thoughts by completing our survey by September 10! Your feedback will help shape how we protect trees on private property in our community!

Complete the draft Private Tree Protection By-law survey!


As Newmarket grows it is important to help keep as many trees as possible. We would especially like to keep mature trees since they provide the most benefits and have the most value. Please join this discussion on the value of mature trees and how a tree on your property contributes benefits to all of Newmarket. Feel free to share your opinions on the value of trees in Newmarket and how trees can best serve the Newmarket community.

We want to know: What is the best way to protect trees on private property?

Get involved by:

  • telling us your stories,
  • putting a pin on the map,
  • completing the survey, and
  • sharing your ideas about how to protect trees!


SURVEY ALERT: Review the draft Private Tree Protection Bylaw and give us your thoughts!

Trees are a valuable asset to this community and we want to protect them further and need your assistance. We are looking to introduce a new By-law to protect Newmarket’s tree canopy and want your feedback. Review the draft Private Tree Protection Bylaw and give us your thoughts by completing our survey by September 10! Your feedback will help shape how we protect trees on private property in our community!

Complete the draft Private Tree Protection By-law survey!


As Newmarket grows it is important to help keep as many trees as possible. We would especially like to keep mature trees since they provide the most benefits and have the most value. Please join this discussion on the value of mature trees and how a tree on your property contributes benefits to all of Newmarket. Feel free to share your opinions on the value of trees in Newmarket and how trees can best serve the Newmarket community.

We want to know: What is the best way to protect trees on private property?

Get involved by:

  • telling us your stories,
  • putting a pin on the map,
  • completing the survey, and
  • sharing your ideas about how to protect trees!
  • Review the draft Private Tree Protection Bylaw and give us your thoughts by completing our survey.

    Your feedback will help shape how we protect trees on private property in our community! 

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    The Town of Newmarket is considering revisions to how it protects and grows its Urban Forest.

    A key aspect of the planning process is engaging with community members and stakeholders to understand the urban forest today and to develop ways to ensure its health and protect the benefits that trees bring to our community. This survey is one way that the Town is seeking resident input.

    The survey information received will be used to help develop a direction for future protection of trees and natural areas within the Town. The results of this survey will be made available when staff report to members of Council on findings.

    Thank you for taking the time to participate in this survey and help shape our community!


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Page last updated: 01 September 2021, 13:56