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Approval to Manage Trees or Vegetation - Coffs Harbour City Council - New South Wales


You may need this approval if you intend to cut, poison or remove trees or vegetation. Specific requirements will vary depending on your council's local environment plan.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need an account for the NSW Planning Portal if you intend to apply for a permit to manage trees or vegetation.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Inspection All $148.00

Tree removal inspection. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Inspection All -

Tree removal permits where a VMP or ecological assessment report:

  • is required (plus the inspection cost) - $480.00
  • is not required - $138.00.

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Administering agency

Coffs Harbour City Council

Contact details

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