Sydney Tree Solutions provides tree services such as Tree Removal, Tree Pruning, Stump Grinding and Arborist Reports in the Council Municipality of Manly that includes all or some of the following suburbs:
- Balgowlah Heights
The following is a summary of Manly Council Tree Preservation Order to identify works that can be done without council approval and exempt species. This overview is only a guide. Please reference the complete Tree Preservation Order for Manly Council for more detailed information. Care should be also taken that the tree is not protected for Ecological or Heritage reasons.
Manly Council Tree Preservation Order allows for the following removal or pruning works WITHOUT council permission. For all works outside of this scope, council approval in writing is required.
- Any tree less than 5m in height.
- Dead trees and branches where technical evidence can be provided.
- Pruning up to 10% of the canopy for clearances per annum.
- Any tree listed for Manly Council under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993 and any tree species listed as an exempt species under Manly Council Tree Preservation Order (see table below). Does not apply if Heritage site or Significant Tree Register.
|BOTANICAL NAME||COMMON NAME|
|Ailanthus altissima||Tree of Heaven|
|Alnus jorullensis||Evergreen Alder|
|Carica papaya||Paw paw|
|Cinnamomum camphora||Camphor laurel **|
|Citrus sp.||Citrus (all varieties)|
|Eriobotrya japonica||Loquat Tree|
|Erythrina sp.||Coral Tree|
|Ficus elastic||Rubber Tree|
|Gleditsia triacanthos||Wild Honey Locust|
|Lagerstroemia indica||Crepe Myrtle|
|Liquidambar||Liquidambar, Sweet Gum **|
|Olea europaea var. Africana||African Olive|
|Pittosporum sp.||Pittosporum *|
|Prunus sp.||Peaches and Plums|
|Robinia pseudacacia (not cvs)||Black Locust|
|Scheflera spp.||Umbrella trees|
|Syagrus romanzoffianum||Cocos palm|
|Toxiocodendron sp.||Rhus Tree|
|X Cupressocyparis leylandii||Leighton Green and Cvs|
** Must be less than 10m in Height
* Must be less than 8m in Height
Council approval in writing must be obtained prior to any works being carried out. Breaching a tree preservation order can result in very heavy fines.
The application forms for obtaining council permission are shown below. The owner of the property on which the tree resides, or an agent acting on behalf of the owner, will need to apply.