Spring Tree Care

Backyard Tree Planting Program

Beautify your property and help grow our urban forest! The City has partnered with LEAF to bring our residents a subsidized Backyard Tree Planting Program.

Visit LEAF to learn more


Trees on residential street

Help shape Pickering's Tree Protection By-law

The City's existing Tree Protection By-law covers trees within environmentally sensitive areas. The focus of the new Tree Protection By-law will be to protect the tree canopy, including trees on private properties, by expanding the scope of the tree protection areas under the new by-law.

Visit LetsTalkPickering.ca/Trees to learn more

Universal City Green Roof by Chestnut Hill Developments

Integrated Sustainable Design Standards

The City of Pickering developed new Integrated Sustainable Design Standards (ISDS) for all new development in the city to replace the 2007 Sustainable Development Guidelines. The ISDS will assist the City to review development through a lens that includes modern green best practices and technology.

Visit pickering.ca/standards