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

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

Ryde City Council

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Customer Service Centre
Ryde City Council


Operating address:
1 Pope Street
Ryde, New South Wales 2112
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 2069
North Ryde
NSW 1670

Phone:

02 9952 8222

Fax:

02 9952 8070
cityofryde@ryde.nsw.gov.au

Website:

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