Tree Permits

Information about how apply for a Tree Removal Permit to prune or remove trees:

DO NOT use the form on this page for tree works that require a development application (DA) or pruning or removing trees on public land. For more information refer to Vegetation and Tree Removal.

How to apply?

Tree removal permit

Step 1.Find out if a tree permit application is required

Refer to Vegetation and Tree Removal to determine if a Tree Permit application is required.

Step 2.Complete the application form

You need to pay Link to fees and charges when submitting this application.

Tree Permit Application Form

Step 3.Attach required documents

  1. A plan of the property showing tree/s to be removed.
  2. A description of each numbered tree/vegetation detailing the following:
    • species of tree or vegetation (common and/or botanical name)
    • number of trees
    • approximate height and diameter 
    • Other documentation as required
  3. Colour photograph/s of the tree/vegetation to assist in identification (whole tree, bark, leaves).
  4. Colour photograph/s of the tree/vegetation that establishes context, location and position of the vegetation on the property.
  5. Details of the number and species of replacement trees.
  6. Signed owners consent form(PDF, 133KB) (if you are not the owner of the property)

Step 4.Submit your application

Council will review the details provided and may carry out a site inspection or seek further information.

You will be notified if removal is permitted.

 

Dead, dying or dangerous tree removal permit

Complete the application form

Tree removal form

Step 1.Attach required documents

  1. Colour photograph/s of the tree/vegetation to assist in identification (whole tree, bark, leaves).
  2. Colour photograph/s of the tree/vegetation that establishes context, location and position of the vegetation on the property.
  3. Arborists report (Note: while an Arborists report is not required to be submitted, when assessing the application Council may require it at a later stage, therefore leading to delay)
  4. Signed owners consent form(PDF, 133KB) (if you are not the owner of the property)

Step 2.Submit your application

Council will review the details provided and may carry out a site inspection or seek further information.

You will be notified if removal is permitted.