Updated Tree and Site Alteration Bylaws Going to Planning Committee

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Following public consultation last fall, the City of Kingston has updated its Tree and Site Alteration bylaws and will be presenting them to planning committee on Thursday, March 2.

The public is welcome to attend the presentation of the bylaws at the meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

The Tree Bylaw regulates the destruction of, or injury to, trees and the Site Alteration Bylaw regulates the placing or dumping of fill, the removal of topsoil and the alteration of the grade of land.

For more details on the Tree Bylaw, see: CityofKingston.ca/city-hall/bylaws/trees.

For more details on the Site Alteration Bylaw, see: CityofKingston.ca/city-hall/bylaws/site-alteration-permit.

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