Any tree on private property within the Leichhardt Local Government Area requires written consent for its removal if it is 4m or greater in height or with a trunk diameter of 200mm or greater measured 1m from the ground. Pruning of more than 10% of a trees canopy also requires notification to council with all pruning work in accordance with Australian Pruning Standards AS 4373-1996.
General Notes on Councils:
The pruning or removal of any trees on public land, parks, bushland or Heritage Items need special permission from ALL councils.
The Noxious Weeds Act 1993 lists trees not requiring permission to remove.