Approval to Manage Trees or Vegetation - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to do any of the following to a tree or piece of vegetation on your property:

  • Harm;
  • Cut;
  • Ring-bark;
  • Top;
  • Lop;
  • Remove;
  • Injure; or
  • Destroy.

This approval is required to make sure there is not a pre-existing preservation order relating to the tree or vegetation in question. There are some exemptions that allow you to remove a tree that is otherwise protected by a preservation order. An exemption may be applicable in circumstances such as where a dead or dying tree has been become dangerous.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval, you must provide information on:

  • The specific location and named species of the tree or vegetation; and
  • The planned action to be taken against that tree or vegetation.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the approval.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Manage Trees or Vegetation - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Cowra Shire Council

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Cowra Shire Council


Operating address:
116 Kendal Street
Cowra
NSW 2794
Mailing address:
Private Bag 342
Cowra
NSW 2794

Phone:

02 63402000

Fax:

02 63402011
council@cowra.nsw.gov.au

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