Read our Trees and woodland conservation flyer.
Need to cut down dead trees? Planning to install an above-ground pool? Remember, in Saint-Lazare, it is forbidden to cut any tree, whether dead, damaged or alive, whose diameter, measured at 30 cm from the ground, is 3 cm or more, without having first obtained a tree cutting authorization certificate. This applies to all of Saint-Lazare whether you own a 900 sq. mt. lot or several acres of woodland.
Trees measuring 3 cm in diameter may seem small. However, the renewal of the forest cover
depends on how we protect these smaller trees.
How to get a tree cutting permit authorisation certificate?
2. You can complete a Tree cutting authorization certificate application form.
Return the form duly completed and signed:
3. It is very important to identify those trees you want to cut
4. Before issuing an authorization certificate, an inspector will
5. Based on the By-Law and the tree assessment,