Please note: trees you have recently planted cannot be considered as part of this application.
Trees on council land; Trees on private land; Tree preservation orders; How we deal with leaves; Trees on council land.
The map shows Trees as green, and Conservation Areas in purple.
We know that trees are a much-loved part of our community but, from time to time, they may be seen to cause a nuisance. Many such issues with the trees and hedges that we own are picked up and dealt with as part of our regular.
Newcastle City Council Tree Removal has certain guidelines for residential and rural property owners. There are 2 parts for Newcastle City Council Tree Removal and they are.
A site visit will be made if possible.
Part A – provides guidance on the management of trees and shrubs located on private land. Part C – provides guidance on the management of native vegetation communities or assemblages on private shrubgrinding.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. If they decline to cut back the trees or hedge, under common law, you have the right to cut the roots or branches that come onto your property back to the boundary line without the neighbour's.
to submit a Permit Application for Tree Removal to The city of Newcastle for processing. It is essential that the owner of the land on which the tree is situated signs the Permit Application for Tree Removal. For information on tree disputes go to the Private Trees page, Trees and Neighbours section.
Trees on Council land are protected by the Newcastle City Council Tree Strategy, and only Council tree surgeons in the NCC Arbor and Grounds Maintenance team can undertake work to these trees.
Tree/shrub removal associated with development will be assessed as part of the Development Application process. There is a previous or current development consent requiring the retention or planting of the tree/shrub proposed for removal. Refer to Council's Duty Officer or Private Certifier (potential Section 96 application may be required).