Prune or remove a tree

An application for removal or pruning applies to all tree(s) on private property that are:

  • equal to or above 3 metres in height, or
  • 3 metres or more in branch spread, or
  • 300 mm or more in trunk diameter at ground level.

Trees on the exempt species list will receive automatic approval when the application is lodged and inspection is carried out.

Download an application to remove/prune trees.

For maintenance of trees located on Council roads, parks and reserves please contact us by lodging a report online using eServices, calling (02) 4221 6111 or by emailing

For all trees affected by power wires on public land contact Endeavour Energy.

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Last updated : Mon 11 Mar 2019