Guidelines for Protecting Trees During Development

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Any tree damaging activity associated with Council or privately owned trees which are deemed regulated require Council approval. You may need to provide information to Council that demonstrates how you will protect trees and how your development will not impact Council or regulated trees. It is recommended that a qualified arborist be engaged at the design stage to assess potential impacts and provide advice regarding your development.

Guidelines for Protecting Trees During Development(PDF, 714KB)

Dial Before You Dig Trees Case Study

This video shows the City of Ballarat investigating the damage by a utility provider trenching 2 metres near a 200 year old tree.