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 Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $150.00 First tree.
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $45.00 Per additional tree.

Administering agency

Northern Beaches 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: Town Hall, 1 Belgrave Street
Manly
NSW 2095
Operating address: 725 Pittwater Road
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Operating address: Village Park
1 Park Street
Mona Vale, New South Wales 2103
Operating address: 59A Old Barrenjoey Road
Avalon Beach, New South Wales 2107
Mailing address: PO BOX 82
Manly, New South Wales 1655
Mailing address: PO BOX 1336
Dee Why, New South Wales 2099
Mailing address: PO BOX 882
Mona Vale, New South Wales 1660
Phone: 02 9976 1500
Phone: 02 9942 2111
Phone: 02 9970 1111
Fax: 02 9976 1400
Fax: 02 9971 4522
Fax: 02 9970 1200
Email: council@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
Website: Manly Council (Opens in new window)