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Significant Trees

Significant trees are those that are

  • are part of an interesting story,
  • are large and old,
  • are part of an interesting grove or row,
  • are an unusual species, or
  • provide habitat value for birds and other creatures.

The significant tree list is being updated. To add a tree to the significant tree list, please email Planning staff.

Significant Trees of Cumberland – May 2013


Civic Address


Common Name

2844 Bruce Street

Populus tremuloides

Trembling Aspen

4671 Cumberland Road

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

False Cypress

2690 Derwent Avenue

Aesculus hippocastaneum

Horse chestnut

2696 Derwent Avenue

Ulmus glabra ‘Camperdownii’

Camperdown Elm

2763 Derwent Avenue

Acer macrophyllum

Big Leaf Maple

2782 Derwent Avenue

Araucaria araucana

Monkey Puzzle Tree

2723 Dunsmuir Avenue

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

False Cypress

2750 Dunsmuir Avenue

Taxus baccata

English Yew

Ailanthus altissima

Tree of Heaven


2660 Dunsmuir Avenue

Sequoiadendron giganteum



Populus trichocarpa

Black Cottonwood

3303 First Street

Larix kaempferi

Japanese Larch


2706 Maryport Avenue

Acer macrophyllum

Big Leaf Maple

2731 Maryport Avenue

Picea sp.


2732 Maryport Avenue

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

False Cypress

2738 Maryport Avenue

Abies grandis

Grand Fir

2792 Penrith Avenue

Acer macrophyllum

Big Leaf Maple

Pinus monticola

Western White Pine


2696 Windermere Avenue

Gleditsia triacanthos

Honey Locust


A – Historical

B – Heritage single, group or row

C – Rare

D – Unique in form of growth

E – Outstanding in age, size or specimen

F – Landmark Tree(s)

Tree Bylaws

Cumberland does not currently regulate the removal of trees. In regards to lands surrounding the Village that are designed private managed forest, the BC Private Managed Forest Land Act does not permit a local government to do anything that would have the effect of restricting, directly or indirectly, a forest management activity. This means that the Noise Control Bylaw, or any tree regulation bylaw, or any other bylaw cannot apply to managed forest land.

Noise Control Bylaw

Cumberland does regulate noise in the Village in the Noise Control Bylaw. Please be mindful of your neighbours when using equipment to remove trees and other material.

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