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Manningham City Council

  1. This serves as a general guide; however, please directly contact the council for the most up-to-date information as regulations may change periodically.

Manningham City Council – 9840 9495 or 9840 9273  

Manningham council includes:

Bulleen, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Donvale, Nunawading, Park Orchards, Ringwood North, Templestowe, Templestowe Lower, Warrandyte, Warrandyte South and Wonga Park. 

Tree Removal Permit

In most General Residential Zones (GRZ) where land is less than 4000m2, you will not need a permit to remove a tree within the property. 

Vegetation Removal for Bushfire Protection:  

If property has Bushfire Management Overlay and dwelling was built before September 2009, and if base of tree within 10m of dwelling can remove without a permit. Take photos for evidence. 

If you wish to submit a VicSmart application for a single tree, you’ll need to provide an arborist report (Cert IV or V), a cover letter explaining the purpose, and a copy of the property title. The permit will be issued within 10 business days. Please note that the Council does not assess trees on private property.

Can prune up to 1/3 of canopy without a permit. Take photos before and after. 

Also check that there aren’t any covenants or caveats for trees on Title. 

To Apply for a permit  

Tree Pruning

You don’t need a permit to prune a canopy tree if according to Australian standard. 

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