Do You Need Council Consent?
Unsure if need council consent for your trees, check your council link below or Call our office for help. 02 9631 5899. Our staff may be able to help over the phone or arrange one of our consulting arborists to visit if its a complicated issue.
Most councils require you to have a permit prior to removing a tree and often even to just prune a tree.
Click on the links below to check what your council regulations are or to access a council tree application form. Generally, but not always, removing a dead tree, pruning dead branches or pruning less than 10% of the canopy can be done without council consent.
We have provided links to all of the available Council's Tree Management orders (TMO's)
The council websites can be hard to interpret. Many have now adopted the Development application process for anyone wanting to prune or remove a tree. don't worry its a simple process.