Apply for a permit to fell trees on a private lot

Last updated July 26, 2022

Do you need to cut down a tree on your property? In Montréal, a tree-felling permit (also known as an authorization certificate) is required. Find out how to get one here.

This procedure applies to all trees, except for ash trees. Should you wish to have an ash tree felled, look up the recommended course of action.

My borough

Shows borough content for
Select a borough to find out more about the procedure.