Permit to Undertake Works Near Particular Trees or Vegetation - Victoria

Service summary

You may require this permit if you intend to undertake works near or that interfere with specific trees or vegetation. Interfere includes:

  • prune, cut or trim
  • remove, damage, kill or otherwise destroy
    or
  • direct or authorise someone else to do these acts.

Trees or vegetation covered by this permit include:

  • significant trees that are considered to have environmental, historic, horticultural, biodiversity or other value. These trees generally have a substantial trunk diameter and can include multi-stemmed trees
  • any other tree or vegetation with a significant trunk circumference
  • trees covered by Tree History Declarations or other registers.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Duration does not exceed 12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$25.65

You may be required to pay a licence fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Inspection$98.65

Fees for 2016-17.

Licence$100.05

You will also be required to pay an application fee. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Permit to Undertake Works Near Particular Trees or Vegetation - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Lodgement

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly with the Council.


Administering agency

City of Greater Geelong

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Neighbourhood Amenity Local Law 2014

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
City of Greater Geelong


Mailing address:
PO BOX 104
Geelong, Victoria 3220

Phone:

03 5272 5272

Fax:

03 5272 4277
contactus@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

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