Approval to Manage Trees or Vegetation - Penrith 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.


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $92.00

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Application All $360.00

For clearing of more than five trees with or without understorey vegetation. If vegetation does not contain 'trees' then an application must be submitted if the clearing area is greater than 10 square metres. This fee is in addition to application fee. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Inspection All $20.00

Assessment fee per tree for up to five trees in addition to the application fee. Fees for 2022-23


Act(s) name

Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 New South Wales

Administering agency

Penrith City Council

Contact details

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

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