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Our street tree maintenance program and pruning schedule

The trees of our natural reserves and streets form an urban forest that provides habitat for many species of animals, shade for our community, and increases the value of nearby properties.

Bayside's tree-lined streets are highly valued assets to our community.

To maintain and improve the benefits provided by public trees, we maintain and enforce a number of policies and strategies aimed at protecting and enhancing our urban forest.

In line with our Electric Line Clearance Management Plan, our street and park trees are managed under a maintenance program by Citywide Tree Care

The schedule outlining when pruning will occur in your area is published below. These are approximate dates only and may be subject adverse weather conditions and other delays.

Bayside pruning zones

Pruning date Zone
Feb / March  22 (5 weeks) Zone 17 (west of New Street, south of North Road and north of South Road)
March / April 22 (5 weeks) Zone 18 (bordered by Bay Street, New Street, Hampton Street and Dendy Street)
April / May 22 (5 weeks) Zone 19 (bordered by Union Street, Hampton Street and Dendy Street)
May / June 22 (5 weeks) Zone 20 (bordered by New Street, Dendy Street, Glencairn Avenue and South Road)
June / July / August 22 (7 weeks) High voltage areas
August / Sept 22 (6 weeks) Zone 21 (bordered by South Road, Ivy Street and Fewster Road)
Sept / Oct 22 (4 weeks) Zone 4 (bordered by Reserve Road and Balcombe Road)
Oct / Nov 22 (5 weeks) Zone 5 (bordered by Reserve Road and Weatherall Road)
Nov / Dec 22 (5 weeks) Zone 6 (bordered by Wickham Road, Bluff Road, Bay Road and Graham Road)
January 23 (5 weeks) Zone 7 (bordered by Bluff Road and Wickham Road)
Feb / March 23 (6 weeks) Zone 8 (bordered by Balcombe Road and Reserve Road)
March / April 23 (5 weeks) Zone 9 (bordered by Graham Road, George Street and Weatherall Road)
April / May 23 (5 weeks) Zone 10 (bordered by Tulip Street, Reserve Road and Balcombe Road)
May / June 23 (5 weeks) Zone 11 (bordered by Bay Road, George Street and Tulip Street)
July / August 23  (7 weeks) High voltage areas
Aug / Sept 23  (5 weeks) Zone 12 (bordered by Bridge Street, Bluff Road and Bay Road)
Sept / Oct 23  (5 weeks) Zone 13 (bordered by Fewster Road, Bluff Road and Bridge Street)
November 23 Zone 14 (4 weeks)
Nov / Dec 23 (5 weeks) Zone 15 (Brighton, north of North Road)
January 2024  4 weeks) Zone 16 (bordered by North Road, New Street, Bay Street and Union Street)
February 2024 Golf courses
March 2024 Golf courses

There may be some delay in completing a zone and moving onto another due to storm damage or other factors. When delays occur there is flexibility built into the program to ensure time can be recovered and the zones are pruned as required.

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