Approval to Remove or Prune Significant Trees - South Australia

Service summary

Council approval is required to prune (other than maintenance pruning) or remove any tree defined as a significant tree in the Development Act and Regulations 1993.

Service type


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


Once off.


Variable; refer to your local Council.


The paper form 'Development Application Form' is available from the agency.

Additional information

An arborist report in support of the application must be included

Administering agency

Adelaide Hills Council

Contact details

Administration Officer

Operating address:
28 Onkaparinga Valley Road
Woodside SA 5244
Mailing address:
PO Box 44
Woodside SA 5244





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