Permit to Undertake Works Near Particular Trees or Vegetation - Victoria


You may require this permit if you intend to undertake works near or that interfere with specific trees or vegetation. Interfere includes:

  • prune, cut or trim
  • remove, damage, kill or otherwise destroy
  • direct or authorise someone else to do these acts.

Trees or vegetation covered by this permit include:

  • significant trees that are considered to have environmental, historic, horticultural, biodiversity or other value. These trees generally have a substantial trunk diameter and can include multi-stemmed trees
  • any other tree or vegetation with a significant trunk circumference


  • trees covered by Tree History Declarations or other registers.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to Council for details of any specific requirements for this permit.


Might Need

Planning Permit


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $140.00

Tree removal fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $70.00

Tree pruning fee. Fees for 2017-18.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Tree Removal and Pruning Handout - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Permit to Undertake Works Near Particular Trees or Vegetation - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Local law(s) name

General Provisions Local Law 1 2010

Administering agency

Knox City Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

Knox City Council

Operating address: 511 Burwood Highway
Wantirna South, Victoria 3152
Other: 03 9298 8000
Other: 03 9800 3096
Website: Knox City Council (Opens in new window)