Georges River Council

2010 March-April 042TREE MANAGEMENT – Trees are an important part of our local character, attracting visitors and property buyers to the local area.  Council has three Tree Management Processes in place which are designed to protect as many trees as possible. By law, you will need to obtain a Tree Management Permit or Development Consent to remove or prune certain trees on private land.

Tree Pruning and removal

Recommended Trees – If a request to remove trees from your property has been successful, you are required to replant one or more trees anywhere within your property boundary within six weeks.  A selection of species is provided to guide residents when replanting a trees.

Checking Permission for Tree Removal

Reporting Unauthorised Removal- Phone: 9330 6400

IMG_0371BUSHCARE – The Georges River area has a large area of bushland with an abundance of native plant species. These bushland localites also support a number of native mammals, birds and reptiles, including ring-tail and brush-tail possums.  If you are interested in caring for local bushland, find out how you can get involved with A Bushcare Group. Before attending, please contact Council

Phone: 9330 6400