Approval to Manage Trees or Vegetation - New South Wales

Description

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

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
General Miscellaneous Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $160.00 Fee for review of determination for residents of Armidale area.
General Miscellaneous Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other -

Fees may vary for residents of Guyra area. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $125.00

Fee for up to three trees for residents of Armidale area.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $85.00 Additional fee per tree after third tree for residents of Armidale area.

Administering agency

Armidale Regional Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: 135 Rusden Street
Armidale
NSW 2350
Mailing address: PO BOX 75A
Armidale, New South Wales 2350
Phone: 1300 136 833
Fax: 02 6772 9275
Email: council@armidale.nsw.gov.au
Website: Armidale Dumaresq Council (Opens in new window)