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
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Other, Co-operative, Incorporated Association $130.00

Removal of one to five trees.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $95.00

Pruning of one to five trees.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $218.00 Pruning of six to twenty-five.
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $285.00 Removal of six to twenty-five trees.
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other -

Fee for pruning or removal of over twenty-five trees will be calculated based on the related work.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Approval to Manage Trees or Vegetation - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.
Apply Tree Removal / Pruning Checklist - PDF (Opens in new window)

Administering agency

Hawkesbury City 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: 366 George Street
Windsor, New South Wales 2756
Mailing address: PO BOX 146
Windsor, New South Wales 2756
Phone: 02 4560 4444
Fax: 02 4587 7740
Email: council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au
Website: Hawkesbury City Council (Opens in new window)