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Request Tree Ownership Inspection

Use this service to request an inspection to determine whether a tree belongs to a private property owner or the City of Mississauga.

To submit a request you need to:


1. Provide a valid Mississauga street address.

You need to provide the street address for this service request. If the address cannot be found in our system, you may need to call 3-1-1 to make your request.

2. Provide your contact information and email.

Your email address will be used to send you a confirmation, and to help you receive status updates on your request.

Please confirm the following:


I am requesting an inspection to confirm if a tree is on my private property or on City property.

Ownership of trees located on or near the property line dividing City and private property will be determined by City of Mississauga Urban Forestry staff during an inspection. A property owner may only owner request inspections of their own property.

The tree is not located between two private properties.

Tree ownership disputes between two neighbouring private properties are to be resolved privately by property owners as a civil matter.

I agree to the following terms.

Your personal information is collected under the authority of sections 11(1) and 227(c) of the Municipal Act, 2001. The personal information will be used by City of Mississauga Staff for responding to your service request and/or inquiry. We may also follow-up with you or collect feedback once the service request has been closed. Questions regarding this collection should be addressed to Manager, 3-1-1 Citizen Contact Centre, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5B 3C1. Telephone 3-1-1 or 905-615-4311 outside Mississauga.


An inspection will be completed within 30 business days.


If work is required, a completion date will be provided by Forestry Staff.