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Home Tree’s Services Guide to Tree Services in Bayside Area

Unauthorised Tree Services in Bayside Area, whether it’s Tree Removal, Tree Pruning or Tree Cutting,  may result in significant fines, reaching up to $500,000 for individuals or even a

Criminal prosecution. Read this to avoid it!

At Home Tree Services, we value the time, safety and money of all our clients, so we put a list of valuable information together that can help you in the initial steps to execute any Tree Services in Sydney.

If you need any Tree Services in Sydney, contact us here

Do I need a council permit to prune or remove my tree?

Yes, for tree works that do not meet the following conditions.

Tree work that can be done without council approval

  • Removal of dead trees unless they are providing habitat for native fauna
  • Noxious weeds declared as such on the NSW’s government WeedWise
  • Any works to trees no higher than 3m and with a girth of no more than 300m at 1m above ground level
  • Any works to fruit trees

Who Performs Tree Work


To ensure best practises and safety, all tree works should be carried out by a minimum of AQF III Arboriculture certified arborist.

Home Tree Services is fully qualified to execute any Tree Services; contact us here!

What happens when you damage or cut trees that require a permit without one?


If damage is done without a permit, the offender is liable to consequences ranging from a warning letter, significant fines or criminal prosecution.

What to do in case you realise a tree has been illegally damaged?

Notify the council as soon as possible with the location of the tree damage, as well as any information on the offender and the nature of the damage. You may report it online or call 1300 581 299.

Who removes trees on public land and streets?

The management of trees on public lands is the council’s responsibility; therefore, any removal or pruning work will be performed by them.

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The information above functions as a guide and, therefore, should not be used as a final reference before undertaking any tree removal or pruning. Always refer to your council policy and/or a qualified arborist before undertaking any tree work.

Updated: 29/09/2022

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