Exemptions for pruning and removing trees
Permission isn’t required if they’re dead, dying or posing an imminent threat to human life or substantial property.
At a glance
- We must be satisfied a person with appropriate knowledge and expertise has identified the tree needs to be removed or pruned without our permission.
- It is important to read the tree pruning guidelines alongside the pruning exemptions
- View our step-by-step guidelines to understand better how to manage the process of responsibly removing or pruning a tree