Committed to the management of its urban forest Marrickville Council requires written permission for any tree management work, including removal, on trees 5m in height or over, a canopy spread 3m or over or a trunk diameter 300mm or greater. Pruning work of less than 10% of canopy or on branches less than 100mm do not require council approval.
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.