Trees on your property – pruning or removing

Have a tree question? Call Council on 9392 5000

 At the 11 February 2020 Council Meeting changes to the Tree Management Development Control Plan (DCP) were adopted.

Until such time as this new DCP is gazetted (required within 28 days of the Council Meeting) the existing DCP’s relating to tree management on private property remain in place, see below for information relating to existing controls.

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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Page last updated: 17 Feb 2020