Get Cheaper Tree Removal in Ocean Reef, 6027
The cost of tree removal in Ocean Reef, 6027 varies depending on a number of factors including tree size and location.
The average tree removal cost in Ocean Reef, WA is $1,510 which is 1% cheaper than the national average of $1,530
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Do I need council approval for tree removal Ocean Reef?
Joondalup council does allow for the removal of trees in Ocean Reef, WA without council consent.
The City has no authority regarding trees on private property unless they are deemed an acute hazard, such as the potential to cause injury or damage to a person or thing.
No application is required
Are there certain trees exempt from above rules?
Some local councils have a list of tree species that are exempt from any limitations on removal as they are considered a pest. In Ocean Reef, WA under the local Joondalup Council umbrella there are trees exempt from needing council approval before removal.NA.
Do I need a permit to prune a tree in Ocean Reef, 6027 WA?
Pruning can be carried out on trees in Ocean Reef, WA. They types of pruning allowed are as follows:
The City has no authority regarding trees on private property unless they are deemed an acute hazard, such as the potential to cause injury or damage to a person or thing. Cutting Back Where a branch or root from a neighbouring property encroaches upon your land, you are entitled to cut and remove the offending branch or root at any point up to the boundary of your land. You must not cut the branch or root on your neighbour’s side of the boundary without their agreement. Nor are you entitled to enter the neighbouring property to do this without prior permission. If a branch or root comes onto your side of the fence you are permitted to: Cut off the branch to the point where it overhangs your property Dig up the root and remove it up to the boundary of your land. However, you must also take care to observe the following: Do not cut the branch or dig up the root on your neighbour’s side without their prior agreement. Do not cause unnecessary damage to the health of the tree. You are not required to tell your neighbour of your intention to cut their trees back from your property; nevertheless, it is a good idea to let them know beforehand that there is a problem and what you intend to do about it. Under common law a tree usually belongs to the land on which it is growing and is the property of the owner of the land, regardless of how it came to be there.
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Safety standards for accredited tree arborists in Ocean Reef
Certified arborist in the Ocean Reef and surrounding areas need to all abide by the Australian standards when carrying out tree management work.
These standards include:
AS 4373:2007 - Pruning of amenity trees
AS 4970-2009 - Protection of trees on development sites
How do I apply for council approval?
If you do in fact need council approval before proceeding, you will need to fill in a tree removal application form which can be found on your local councils website. Normally there will be a small fee you will need to pay upon application.
No application is required
Within 7 - 14 days you will have an arborist from the council for Ocean Reef, wa come out to inspect your tree. They will then give their recommendation on whether the tree should be removed or if a tree prune/ lop might be better.