Toronto Tree Removals

Wight Tree Service has been providing safe and affordable tree removals in Toronto for over 30 years. Our experienced crew is insured and certified to prune and remove trees in the city of Toronto. Whether you have an estate in the Bridle Path or a narrow townhouse downtown, Wight Tree Service can help maintain your property and the urban canopy.

Tree Services in Your Community


We offer efficient tree services to businesses and homeowners across the Greater Toronto Area. Our fleet and crews frequently work in North York, Scarborough, Etobicoke and downtown Toronto. Our team is trained in the different rules and regulations regarding tree maintenance services throughout the city. We work year-round to provide you with tree services in a timely manner. We offer winter tree pruning and 24/7 emergency storm damage removal.

To improve your curb appeal and maintain a healthy property, we offer the following services:

Toronto Tree Removal By-Laws

Protecting the urban forest is important to our quality of life in the city. Municipal laws and permit requirements are written to protect these trees, but they can be confusing and time-consuming – that’s where we come in! Our tree experts understand the City of Toronto tree removal by-laws and we apply for your tree removal permit for you. For most tree removals in Toronto, an “Application to Injure or Remove Trees” is required.

Permit to Prune or Remove a Tree in Toronto

This permit application must include detailed information about your property and trees including tree diameter, location and reason for application. For tree removals in Toronto, applications must be accompanied by photos and a “landscaping and replanting plan.” For tree pruning or tree trimming in Toronto, applications must be accompanied by a “tree protection plan.” Photos, a site plan and elevations. Your application to either remove or prune a private tree must also be accompanied by an arborist report, which can only be provided by a certified arborist. Our ISA and Ontario-certified arborists offer affordable arborist reports and free estimates.

Cost to Remove a Tree in Toronto

When you apply to prune or remove a tree in Toronto, you will have to pay an application fee per tree. Private tree removal has the lowest application, while costs are higher for boundary trees or city trees. Private and boundary tree removal application fees more than double for construction-related applications. Once your application is accepted, Wight Tree Service can provide competitive pricing and affordable tree service. For a free estimate, request a quote online today!

Hiring a Professional Tree Service in Toronto

When it comes to the protection of your property and the safety of your family, don’t trust tree work to disreputable companies or the DIYer in your household. Reduce your risks and hire a professional, certified and insured arborist with an outstanding track record. Call Wight Tree Service today at 289-231-9274 or send us your quote request online!