Information – Council Links
Here you will find links to council tree application forms and council information in relation to trees.
Also a link to SafeWork NSW with a checklist to hiring a tree professional.
You will be required to make an application for removal unless:
- The tree is less than three (3) metres in height
- The tree is within 3 metres of a council approved structure (house, building, pool)
- The tree is part of DA (Development Application)
- The tree is dead
- The tree is an exempt species such as Camphor Laurel, Cocos Palm, Radiata Pine, Willow tree, Rubber tree, non-native fruit tree, umbrella tree, coral tree and Golden Cypress Pine tree
Link to Gosford council for information on trees on private property:
Link to online application:
Central Coast Council (Formally Wyong) has amended its DCP to line up with Gosford, effective from 8th March, 2018.
Please see link below for Council’s website with the new DCP 2013 Chapter 3.6 Preservation of Trees or Vegetation.