Council approval is required for pruning or removal of any Council street tree. Street trees will only be removed if there is an immediate danger as assessed by our Surveillance Officer. Trees will not be removed because:
This does not include trees that have been declared under the Noxious Weeds Act.
Council makes an effort to retain and protect trees and will not approve the removal of a tree unless the following criteria are evidenced. A valid reason for removing a tree could be: