Application to Undertake a Tree Damaging Activity

About this form

Use this form to apply to undertake a tree damaging activity (including urgent circumstances or minor works approval) under the provisions of Sections 22 and 29 of the Tree Protection Act 2005.

Before you complete this application we suggest you read the Tree Protection Information and Criteria for Approval of Activities which is available from the Trees page on the TCCS website.

Please note this application process refers to trees located on leased land. For enquiries regarding trees located on unleased land, pleased visit fix my street at

Please note, due to the on-going impacts of COVID-19 and recent storm damage in Canberra, Transport Canberra and City Services advises applicants may experience delays in legislative timeframes as outlined in the Tree Protection Act 2005 for the processing of applications.


Urban Treescapes
Phone: 13 22 81

Your personal information

Access Canberra uses this form to collect information which is necessary to allow the ACT Government to provide services to you. Personal Information may be used or disclosed in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2014.

For details on the collection of personal information in this form please refer to the Access Canberra Information Collection Notice. If you have questions about how your information will be handled please see the Access Canberra Privacy Policy and the TCCS privacy statement or contact us.