10/50 Rule For Tree Removal
If you live in an area where 10/50 provisions apply, the scheme allows you to:
- Clear trees on your property within 10 metres of a home, without seeking approval; and
Clear underlying vegetation (other than trees) such as shrubs on your property within 50 metres of a home, without seeking approval.
There may be other restrictions that apply, such as if your property is on a slope, or there are items of Aboriginal or cultural significance in the area. Find out more below
First to you need to know if your property is in the at-risk fire zone.
If you are in doubt, you should check with your local council or fire service.