Tree maintenance by residents

Introduction | Assessment of existing trees | Tree limbs overhanging private property | Damage to private infrastructure by trees under Council's responsibility | Possible termite/pest activity in trees | Tree maintenance | Tree maintenance by residents | Planting of new trees | Requests for new trees | Identification of need | Selecting the right location for your new tree | Preferred species | Preferred species list | Tree planting and tree care

Tree maintenance by residents

  • Council appreciates residents assisting with the maintenance of trees growing on public land, however approval MUST be obtained from Councils Tree Works Officer
  • (Tel: 4934 9618) prior to any work being undertaken as stipulated in the Maitland Local Environmental Plan (LEP 2011), clause 5.9.
  • Failure to obtain consent prior to the removal or pruning of any trees on council owned land MAY result in penalties issued under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
Click here to download the Request for pruning/removal
of trees on Council land form