When can I remove or prune a tree on my property?

When can I remove or prune a tree on my property?

1. When can I remove a tree on my property? You do not need Council permission if the tree is under 6m, narrower than 300mm diameter at ground level or under 3m canopy spread. You can also remove trees by application to Council that are: • Growing within 2m of a dwelling house or garage • Weed species 2. When can I prune a tree on my property? You need Council permission to prune trees over 6m, wider than 300mm diameter at ground level or over 3m canopy spread. You do not need Council permission to prune branches within 3m of a roof, up to 2.5m from ground level. You can also prune dead branches or weed species.