Split trunks, leaning trees, etc.
Mar 14, Do you need permission to cut down a tree? If you are thinking of cutting trees on private property there are a few things to consider first. Sure it may be sick, damaged or just badly placed, but there are rules and regulations to follow and council fines for cutting down trees illegally. May 18, Tree-cutting on a key stretch of a 1 billion hydropower project in western Maine is going to stop as almost as soon as it started to protect the newly born young of a federally protected bat.
Adelaide Council Tree Regulations In general, you can remove a tree in Adelaide without council approval when: 1. The tree is dead 2. The trees trunk circumference is m or less measured 1m above ground 3. Within 10m of a home, inground swimming pool or dwelling 4. Within 20m of a home or dwelling in bush fire zones 5. Enacted inthe state illegal tree cutting law reads that any illegal cutting down or damaging of another’s tree makes that person liable for three times the amount of the tree.
It’s important that private property owners are absolutely sure the tree belongs to them before they cut down or remove a tree, as they could be brought up on. A tree that is dead, terminally diseased or imminently hazardous does not require a permit, however the applicant must send a detailed Arborist report and receive approval from Urban Forestry before proceeding with any tree work.
For details see: Private trees tree cutting approval Urban Forestry certification a tree is dead - terminally diseased or hazardous.