No person may alter, cut down, or fell any living tree in the City of Côte Saint-Luc unless the person first obtains a certificate of authorization.
A certificate of authorization may be obtained if a tree:
- is dead
- is afflicted by an incurable disease or illness that represents a risk of further infestation
- constitutes a danger to personal health and safety
- inflicts considerable damage to public or private property or is in danger of falling
- must be felled or altered in the course of a public works or other project authorized by the City
Only the City of Côte Saint-Luc is authorized to maintain, alter, fell, or cut down a tree on City property.