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 Amount Description
Apply Application $292.00

Small trees up to 2 metres in height- removal fee.

Apply Application $584.00 Medium trees up to 3.5 metres in height- removal fee.
Apply Application -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 NSW

Administering agency

Bayside Council

Contact details

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

Customer Service Centre

Bayside Council

Operating address: 141 Coward Street
Mascot, New South Wales 2020
Operating address: 444 - 446 Princes Highway
Rockdale, New South Wales 2216
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Rockdale, New South Wales 2216
Phone: 1300 581 299
Email: council@bayside.nsw.gov.au
Website: Bayside Council (Opens in new window)