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

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyLicence$200.00

Removal of significant tree. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$130.00Fees for 2016-17.
Licence$100.00

Pruning only of significant tree. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application for Significant Tree Permit Opens in a new browser window

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

Other resources

 Resources
Apply Tree Removal Guidelines Opens in a new browser window

Administering agency

City of Yarra

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2016

Contact details

Recreation and Open Space
City of Yarra


Operating address:
333 Bridge Road
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Mailing address:
PO BOX 168
Richmond, Victoria 3121

Phone:

03 9205 5736

Fax:

03 8417 6666
info@yarracity.vic.gov.au

Website:

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Supporting information

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