Council regulates trees on development sites using the controls provided in the Tree Preservation Guidelines of the Auburn Development Control Plan planning instrument as follows:
These protection and management measures will be provided in the form of the following:
Please Note that All Arboricultural Impact Statement/Reports must be completed by an Arborist with a Diploma (AQF5) qualificiation.
The submission of an Arboricultural Impact Statement/Report may assist and shorten the duration of the development’s assessment process.
Concil may place conditions relating to retention of existing, replacement and new plantings as a part of a new development. These conditions may be as follows:
Trees selected for retention and protection will be determined from a site assessment made by the Council Arborist and the information provided within the Arboricultural Impact Statement/Report.
New tree plantings either withn the property or in the street will have a 12 month establishment period. it will be the responsiblity of the party undertaking the development to effectively mange the new asset and ensure it has every opportunity of surving the development process.