There is an area which is protected by the Vegetation Protection Overlay (VPO) shown in the map below. This region has been identified as an area of environmental significance.
A planning permit is required to remove, destroy or lop any native tree or plant (including ferns and palms) which is:
- greater than 2m high, and
- has a single trunk circumference greater than 0.5m at a height of 1m above ground level.
Pruning a native tree or native plant protected by the VPO is allowed without a permit in the VPO area. Works must be in accordance with AS4373 Pruning of Amenity Trees to be considered pruning.