What trees can be removed without approval on PRIVATE property

Providing the tree has not been identified as of heritage significance, you may remove or prune the following species without applying for consent from the council. Go back to the Trees on Private Property Page.

Botanical name Common name
Acacia podalyriifolia Queensland Silver Wattle
Acacia saligna Golden wreath wattle
Acer negundo Box elder
Araucaria bidwillii Bunya bunya pine
Arundinaria spp Clumping Bamboo
Chamaecyparis pisifera spp Sawara Cypress
Cinnamomum camphora Camphor laurel
Citrus spp Cumquat, Grape Fruit, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Orange (edible species)
Cupressus macrocarpa var brunniana Brunnings Golden Cypress
 Cuprocyparis x leylandii  Leyland Cypress
Cupressus sempervirens  Pencil Pine or Italian Cypress
Eriobotrya japonica Loquat
Erythrina X sykesii Coral tree
Ficus benjamina Weeping fig
Ficus elastica Rubber tree
Grevillea robusta Silky oak
 Ligustrum lucidum  Large Leaf Privet
 Ligustrum sinense  Small Leaf Privet
Liquidamber styraciflua Liquidamber
Morus nigra Black Mulberry
Olea europaea subsp cuspidata African Olive
Phoenix canariensis Canary Island Date Palm
Phyllostachys aurea Fishpole Bamboo
Phyllostachys nigra Black Bamboo
Pinus radiata Radiata Pine or Monterey Pine
Pomme spp Apple, Crab Apple, Nashi Fruit, Pear, Quince (edible species)
Populus nigra "Italica" Lombardy poplar
Prunus spp Apricot, Cherry, Nectarine, Peach, Plum
Robinia pseudoacacia Black Locust
Schefflera actinophylla Umbrella tree
Syagrus romanzoffiana Cocos palm

Source: Further information can be found in the DCP - Chapter 38 Natural Resources Management


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