This is where things can get a little dicey.
APPLICATION TO PRUNE / REMOVE A TREE ON PRIVATE PROPERTY Tree Preservation proclaimed in the Sutherland Shire under the Sutherland Shire Local Environmental Plan clause 56 and Kurnell Tree & Bushland Preservation Order.
Use this form to apply for approval to prune or remove a tree on private property.
The Sutherland Shire Development Control Plan and Kurnell Tree. Sutherland Shire Council acknowledges the Dharawal speaking people who are the Traditional Custodians of the land of Sutherland Shire. Council pays respect to the Elders past and present of the Dharawal nation and extends that respect to other Aboriginal people visiting this site.
Sutherland Shire Council’s Development Control Plan (Chapter 39) requires that trees removed under this policy are replaced at a rate of 4 to 1 (single dwelling house development) with local native canopy trees. This is to ensure that the tree canopy cover of Sutherland Shire is maintained. Council will approve tree removal within 3 metres of a dwelling subject to a removal application being submitted. If a tree is approved to be removed, Council requir es replacement planting so that the canopy of Sutherland Shire can be maintained for future generations.
Details of these requirements will be provided within the letter that provides a response to the tree inspection. 14 rowsAug 15, removal of dangerous trees destroying my house and fear of injuring my. Council offers a domestic woodchipping service for Sutherland Shire residents during the daylight saving months each year.
If your application is successful, we'll email or post your permit.
This service turns bulky tree branches and trunks into woodchips. Learn more about the program and key dates here.