Consider all options before removing vegetation as widespread removal could result in a range of unintended consequences including significantly increasing landslip risks, the destruction of important biodiversity, lifestyle and scenic values and the possibility of increased bushfire intensity. More information is available in the
10/30 environmental implications fact sheet.
Tree Removal Not Covered by 10/30
You must book an inspection with our arborist for trees not included in the 10/30 right areas or in the exemptions listed below.
Fill out the
tree inspection form and pay the fee for an inspection. The fee is $200 for the first tree and $87 for each additional tree.
You will receive a detailed report on the condition of the tree and a recommendation on any works required. You can then carry out the works without needing a planning permit.
You do not need a permit to remove a completely dead tree. If your property is within an Erosion Management Overlay you need to keep stumps in the ground to help with slope stability.
For small trees different exemptions apply in different parts of Yarra Ranges
contact us for more information.
You do not need a permit or an arborist inspection to remove weed species. The following tree are weeds.