Trees - private property

Do you have a tree to prune or remove on your property?

Private land owners and residents are responsible for the management and maintenance of trees and vegetation on private property. Due to the complexity involved please contact us to determine if you require approval to prune or remove a tree and, if required, obtain the necessary application form.

The Land Management and Biodiversity Conservation reforms provide the framework for the regulation of native vegetation and non-native vegetation clearing (including individual trees) in NSW and is governed by the following legislation and plans.

Related information

Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016
State Environment Planning Policy (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017 (SEPP)

Murray Local Environment Plan 2011 - Clause 7.3 Biodiversity Protection
Wakool Local Environment Plan 2013 - Clause 6.3 Terrestrial Biodiversity