Tree and vegetation approval - Townsville City Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this approval if you intend to clear or work near protected trees and vegetation on private property. Protected vegetation includes trees and vegetation which are native to Australia.

Your local council may have specific restrictions on interference with significant trees, which includes undertaking works nearby. Significant trees might have cultural, historical or horticultural significance, have large trunk diameter or form part of a canopy.

Service type

Licence

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Lodgement process

Lodge

Your local council may ask you to provide supporting documents and images along with your application for approval.

If you are issued with approval, your local council may ask you to complete an online declaration of compliance for approved works to protected vegetation.

Additional information

You will require a state government clearing permit if you intend to clear or work near:

  • protected trees and vegetation on public property
  • remnant vegetation from a private property (remnant vegetation refers to areas of intact or untouched native vegetation or bushland).

All marine plants, such as mangroves, are protected under state legislation.

Administering agency

Townsville City Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries

Townsville City Council

Queensland
Operating address: 103 Walker Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810
Mailing address: PO BOX 1268
Townsville, Queensland 4810
Phone: 13 48 10
Fax: 07 4727 9050
Email: enquiries@townsville.qld.gov.au
Website: Townsville City Council (Opens in new window)