Ku-ring-gai Council Tree Removal

If you are in Ku-ring-gai Council area and require a tree or trees removed due to property damage, danger, allergy, dying or diseased trees, we can help you.

We can also assist with tree pruning under certain conditions, including storm damage, overhanging dwellings, hazardous vision obstruction.

The State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017 prescribes that tree and vegetation clearing or pruning are to be processed using a permit system administered by Council through its Development Control Plan (DCP).

Part 13-Tree and Vegetation Preservation of the DCP specifies the guidelines for protecting trees and vegetation including when Council permission is required for pruning or removing a tree and when exemptions to Council’s DCP apply.

To obtain Council permission prior to pruning or removing a tree, you will need to submit a Tree Application Form.


Ku-ring-gai Council Tree Application PDF