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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you prune or remove trees?
    We do not prune or remove trees. We also do not provide tree topping services.
  • How much will it cost?
    Each report is different and depends on the type of construction or development, and the number of trees on site. Please send us your site plan and survey to the email address on the home page, and we will prepare a quote for you! Don't forget to include your name and email address.
  • How long will it take?
    Our turn around time is roughly 1-2 weeks depending on the scale of the project.
  • What do you need to get a quote for an arborist report?
    To quote an arborist report, we require a survey and site plan with the tree locations.
  • What is an arborist report?
    An arborist report contains an inventory of all the by-law applicable trees on your property, which may include neighbour and off-site (city) trees. It will identify the species, size and condition of the trees. It will mention what trees need to be removed or protected on your property in order to build on the property.
  • What do you need to prepare an arborist report?
    We need the following items in order to provide you with a complete arborist report; Topographical survey Site plan of proposed build Location of driveways, hardscape, and retaining walls Location of service lines such as; Sanitary, Storm, Water, Gas, Electrical, Septic Access to the outside of the property
  • Where can I buy replacement trees?
    We work with Green Acres Tree Farm to obtain replacement trees. Please view their website at
  • What are the replacement tree requirements?
    Most cities require that for every 1 tree removed, 2 trees must be planted on site to replace it. Some cities require more or less. Your arborist report will include how many replacement trees are required on your site.
  • What is TRAQ?
    TRAQ is an ISA qualification that follows a standardized and systematic process of assessing tree risk.
  • What type of sign do I need to put on the tree fencing?
    This is an example of the 'No Entry' signs that must be placed on the tree barriers. Feel free to use it on your site.
  • How can I pay?
    We accept the following payment methods; Cheque, please make out to: Woodridge Tree Consulting Arborists Ltd. Our mailing address is: 130 - 1959 152nd Street Suite #521 Surrey, BC V4A 0C4 Our physical office address is: 13026 Crescent Road, Surrey BC Credit Cards we accept are AMEX, VISA and Mastercard. Pay online via the invoice payment link or call the office with your card information. We also accept etransfer, please send to Remember to send us the answer to the security question.
  • Where can I find information about the city's bylaws?
    City of Abbotsford City of Burnaby City of Coquitlam City of Delta City of Maple Ridge City of New Westminster City of North Vancouver District of North Vancouver City of Port Coquitlam City of Port Moody City of Surrey City of Richmond District of West Vancouver City of White Rock City of Vancouver
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