Sydney Tree Solutions provides tree services such as Tree Removal, Tree Pruning, Stump Grinding and Arborist Reports in the Council Municipality of Ryde Council that includes all or some of the following suburbs:
|Chatswood West||Macquarie University|
|Denistone West||Melrose Park|
|East Ryde||North Ryde|
|Macquarie Centre||Tennyson Point|
|Macquarie Park||West Ryde|
The following is a summary of Ryde 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 Ryde Council for more detailed information. Care should be also taken that the tree is not protected for Ecological or Heritage reasons.
Ryde 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, with a trunk CIRCUMFERENCE less than 450mm (measured 1.4m above ground).
- Removal of deadwood.
- Removal or pruning of a Tree within 3m (measured at ground level) of a legally constructed building or outhouse (includes car ports and pools) – Tree must be on the SAME property. This does not apply if tree is protected for Heritage or Ecological reasons (Check Endangered Ecological Communities in Ryde to see species list).
- Removal of any fruit tree with exception Lilypilly, Blueberry Ash and Macadamia.
- Any tree listed for Ryde Council under the Noxious Weeds Act 1993 and any tree species listed as an exempt species under the Ryde 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|
|Cinnamomum camphora||Camphor laurel|
|Erythrina sp.||Coral Tree|
|Ficus benjamina||Weeping Fig|
|Ficus elastic||Rubber Tree|
|Lagunaria patersonia||Norfolk Island Hibiscus|
|Olea europaea var. Africana||African Olive|
|Scheflera spp.||Umbrella trees|
|Syagrus romanzoffianum||Cocos palm|
|Tamarix aphylla||Athel Tree|
|Toxiocodendron sp.||Rhus Tree|
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.