Approval to Manage Trees or Vegetation - Port Macquarie-Hastings 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.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $95.00

Removal of one to five trees. Fees for 2023-24

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

Apply Application All $42.00

When application is accompanied by a qualified Arborist's report. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $116.00

Remove or prune trees in conjunction with erection of a building. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Miscellaneous All $31.00

Compensatory tree offset planting - residential zones. Fees for 2023-24

Comply Miscellaneous All $11956.00

Tree preservation bond (refundable where council is satisfied there is no loss) - specific species (any development). Fees for 2023-24


Administering agency

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

Contact details

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