Tree Management

To ensure the preservation, protection and enhancement of the City's natural environment. The goal is also to preserve and protect mature, healthy trees in the community.

The City of White Rock has policies and bylaws to guide Tree Management on both Private land and Public/City land.

White Rock Tree Management Bylaw, 2008, No. 1831

Tree management on private lands is guided by the Tree Management Bylaw No. 1831. For more information, visit the Tree Management on Private Lands section.

 Application Forms:

Private Land - Tree Management Permit Application Form

Public/City Land - Tree Management Permit Application Form


Tree Inventory  

If you've seen a tag with a number on a tree, it's because that tree has been counted in the City of White Rock's tree inventory.

Staff are creating a database of trees on City property. Once completed, the City will have an inventory of these important assets.

For more information, contact Engineering and Municipal Operations Department at 604.541.2181.