Elm trees are regulated in Edmonton to prevent Dutch Elm disease.
Bylaws help ensure that people act appropriately with respect to our greenest assets.
You have responsibilities for keeping Edmonton clean and safe and can report any concerns that you have.
Learn more about landscaping, tree maintenance, weed control on private property, how elm trees are protected in Edmonton and how the City responds to complaints.
Citizens are required to maintain the trees on the perimeter of their property.
Prune trees and shrubs around your yard so they do not overhang or block pedestrians or motorists using the sidewalks and roads beside your property.
The City prunes elms every 4 years. All other trees, depending on size and maturity, are pruned every 7 years. Broken branches are corrected as they are reported.