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.