Applying for a tree removal permit in Stonnington council
The Stonnington City council has a General Local Law that protects significant trees on private land. Under the Local Law, you must obtain a Tree Works Permit before any works (pruning or removal) are undertaken on a tree deemed to be 'significant'.
There are also 2 two areas within Stonnington that are covered by a Significant Landscape Overlay and Neighbourhood Character Overlay. If you live in one of these areas you must obtain planning approval before pruning or removing any tree.
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