Will be ‘proactively’ inspected every two years at which time any necessary maintenance pruning will be undertaken. This will provide a better service maintenance and improve the quality of the street trees in the area overall. This program will help to reduce the number of ‘reactive’ requests received by residents.
Park trees located in areas of relatively high visitation will also be assessed on a rolling two-year inspection program.
Council will consider a review of a tree assessment decision if there is provision of any additional supporting information. This information must relevant to the request, clear and concise and provided as an:
Provision of this supporting information does not essentially ensure the initial decision to be changed or altered, but will assist with the process and provide additional information not otherwise available at the time of the original assessment.
In the event that a Public Tree in a Street or a Park has been removed. New public tree plantings will occur each autumn through to spring when opportunities for successful establishment is highest.