Do you have a tree to prune or remove on your property?
Introduction. You must obtain approval from your local council prior to removing any tree (s) from your property. Failing to do so can incur substantial fines. The rules regarding tree removal differ from council to council, but Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) and Local Environment Plans (LEPs) guide many of the decisions made. Removal of trees on private property 1. GENERAL INFORMATION Tree protection measures apply to all private and public land within the Orange City Council area.
These measures prohibit the cutting down, lopping, topping, ringbarking, removal or wilful destruction of any tree with a trunk size greater than mm at height above ground level. Tree removal. Council may permit to the removal of trees in the following circumstances: A qualified arborist report is delivered with all applications tree cutting fishers remove significant trees; Removing unsuitable or hazardous trees; Removing trees in conflict with built structures where all engineering alternatives have been considered; Pruning and crowningEstimated Reading Time: 8 mins.
A tree minor works application is required for the removal of the Tree species (PDF KB) listed here or dead trees. Step 1: Complete the tree works application form (PDF KB) Step 2: Lodge the application form on our online self-service website: Go to online self-service. Minor works requests have no fee. Tree permit application. If you want to remove or prune a tree that's on private property you may need approval.
You'll find all the information you need about the different types of approval, the approval process and how to apply below. Most species of trees on private property are protected by our Local Environmental Plan (LEP) and Development Control Plan (DCP). Application for the pruning or removal of private trees may be. Private Tree Removal - Application Required.
Owners of trees or shrubs that do not meet any of the above criteria will need to submit an application form as outlined below. For removal of three or less trees (or shrubs) with replacement planting: complete and lodge a Private Tree Removal Application Form. You will also need to provide a clear diagram indicating the location of the tree/s to be removed, the reasons for removal and the location and botanical name of the replacement tree/s.
Private land owners and residents are responsible for the management and maintenance of trees and vegetation on private property. Due to the complexity involved please contact us to determine if you require approval to prune or remove a tree and, if required, obtain the necessary application form.
A fee applies to lodge an application to remove trees on your property: No fee if you are applying to prune a tree/s only.per application (to remove up to 3 trees) - Pensioner No Fee Discount.
No fee pensioner discount applications cannot be lodged online and need to be lodged at the Council Administration office only. Tree removal or pruning on private property.
Information related to this form can be found at: Trees On Private Property. Trees on Private Property; This form is on a different web site. Sutherland, NSW. Contact Us. Feedback and Complaints. Accessibility. Request information in an accessible format. Mar 14, If you are thinking of cutting trees on private property there are a few things to consider first.
Sure it may be sick, damaged or just badly placed, but there are rules and regulations to follow and council fines for cutting down trees illegally/5(33).