Native Vegetation Clearance Consent - South Australia

Description

Anyone performing activities that could cause substantial damage to native plants, including dead trees that may provide habitat for animals, must obtain a Native Vegetation Clearance.

These activities include but are not limited to:

  • the cutting down, destruction or removal of whole plants
  • the removal of branches, limbs, stems or trunks (including brushcutting and woodcutting)
  • burning
  • poisoning
  • slashing of understorey
  • drainage and reclamation of wetlands
  • grazing by animals (in some circumstances).

This applies to all naturally occurring native vegetation on public and private land throughout South Australia, with the exception of some areas of metropolitan Adelaide. Contact the agency directly for further information.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

A consent to undertake clearance remains valid for two years.

Fees

Variable; Please contact the Agency.

Cheque, Money Order, Cash.

Forms

Act(s) name

Native Vegetation Act 1991 SA

Regulation(s) name

Native Vegetation Regulations 2003 SA

Administering agency

Native Vegetation Council

Contact details

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

Research Officer

Operating address: Entry 4
Waite Road
Urrbrae SA 5064
Mailing address: GPO Box 1047
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0883039777
Fax: 0883039780
Email: nvc@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/About_Us/Contact_us (Opens in new window)