The City of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu allows the felling of trees under the following conditions:
The City of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is making available to citizens an explanatory brochure on tree cutting.
The City of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu requires the replacement of the felled tree within twelve months of its felling in accordance with the City’s guidelines.
To obtain a tree cutting permit, the owner must apply to the City of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu for a tree cutting permit. The certificate of authorization for the felling of a tree is free.
Any person who commits a violation of the tree cutting by-law is liable to a fine of not less than $500.
The City of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu does not offer subsidies for tree cutting or planting.
Contact Hydro-Quebec, before any tree maintenance (pruning, trimming or cutting down) under the 25 000VT electrical wires at the following number: 1-888-385-7252.
*The following sheets are for information purposes only, the regulations on the city’s website will always take precedence over the information presented above.