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 refer to Council for details of any specific requirements for this permit.

Duration

As indicated on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$50.00

Per tree. Fees for 2016-17.

Miscellaneous$250.00

Appeal against refusal for tree removal for Local law Application. Fees for 2016-17.

Inspection$150.00

Tree inspection and report on private property for blocks under 800sqm. Fees for 2016-17.

Inspection$250.00

Tree inspection and report on private property for blocks over 800sqm. Fees for 2016-17.

Lodgement

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to Council.


Administering agency

Kingston City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 1 2015

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
Kingston City Council


Operating address:
1230 Nepean Highway
Cheltenham, Victoria 3192
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1000
Mentone, Victoria 3194

Toll Free:

1300 653 356

Fax:

03 9581 4500
info@kingston.vic.gov.au

Website:

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