Trees on your property – pruning or removing

Most tree works on your property need an application to council.

Select your suburb below to find out what you need to know before working on trees on your property.

Development fact sheets

The fact sheets below are provided to guide application when engaging technical experts such as arborists, engineers and plumbers to provide reports that may be required to support your application. Please ensure that the consultant you engage is aware of these report requirements prior to engaging them. Reports submitted to Council that do not meet these minimum requirements may be rejected by Council.

Development fact sheet – Trees on development sites (PDF 476.1KB)
Development fact sheet – Arborist reports (PDF 485.6KB)
Development fact sheet – Technical reports (PDF 303.6KB)


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