Tree Cutting Permits

The Tree Management Bylaw regulates the removal of trees in Metchosin. Council believes that maintaining continuous tree cover in Metchosin important to the community and the region to preserve forests, ecosystems and natural heritage.

If it is necessary to remove trees from your property, please call the Municipal Hall at 250-474-3167 and speak to staff about your project before you begin. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

Do you have a stream or wetland on or beside your property?

The BC Riparian Areas Regulation may affect your development. The regulation encourages responsible development. It helps you conduct your activities responsibly to avoid degrading valuable riparian fish habitat.

Tree Cutting Permit Application

Tree Management Bylaw