Application to Undertake a Tree Damaging Activity

About this form

Please note, due to COVID-19 lockdown Transport Canberra and City Services advises that applicants may experience delays in legislative timeframes as outlined in the Tree Protection Act 2005 for the processing of applications as there will be no inspections during the lockdown period. If your arborist considers your request as requiring urgent circumstance approval, the arborist can contact the Tree Protection Unit via 6205 8679 to arrange a priority inspection. If an officer is required to attend your property please maintain at least 1.5m physical distance.

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 theĀ 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 theĀ 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 https://www.accesscanberra.act.gov.au/s/fix-my-street

Please note, due to COVID-19 Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) advises that applicants may experience delays in legislative timeframes as outlined in the Tree Protection Act 2005 for the processing of applications. Any applications associated with safety outcomes will be addressed as a priority. We appreciate your patience in these unprecedented times.

Contact

Urban Treescapes
Phone: 13 22 81
Website: https://www.cityservices.act.gov.au/trees-and-nature/trees

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.