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Trees and vegetation are protected under legislation and planning policies. You will need a permit from Council to: Remove or prune any mallee Eucalyptus species, irrespective of dimensions, with such a tree having multiple leader stems with a height generally not exceeding (6) six metres, originating from a single trunk at or near ground level.
Jun 03, Council has parks across the Blue Mountains. We provide 29 sportsgrounds and 66 sport courts.
Evidence may be required to confirm the exemption.
We manage kms of walking tracks and 90 lookouts. We own and maintain 5 aquatic centres, 34kms of bike paths, 15km of the Great Blue Mountains Trail, 7 cliff sport precincts, 6 skate parks, 5 natural campgrounds and 2 tourist parks. The BMCC maintains a set of regulations - the Tree Preservation Order - governing what we can do with our trees. (It wouldn't be the Blueys without trees!) All the fine details can be found on the BMCC Trees and vegetation on private land page, but basically you'll need a permit to remove OR prune a living tree if it's taller than 4 metres.
You won't need a permit to remove dead or hazardous trees, trees on the council's. BLUE MOUNTAINS CITY COUNCIL Tree Preservation Order (Local Environmental Plan ) Objectives: Council seeks to control the removal of trees or works which can damage trees through a Tree Preservation Order in order: 1) to maintain, foster and develop the visual, cultural and landscape amenity through the.
The rules surrounding tree removal in the Blue Mountains are set out in the Tree Preservation Order, available on the Blue Mountains City Council website. Removing trees safely Removing trees or ‘tree lopping’, as it used to be called, can be a risky bushfelling.barted Reading Time: 3 mins.