Prior written consent from Mosman City Council is required to prune or remove a tree or shrub 5m or higher or with a trunk circumference of 450mm or more; a tree fern with a height of 2m or more and trees within a heritage conservation areas where it is 2m in height or more. Permission is not required for removal or pruning of dead trees/wood, noxious weeds or trees posing an imminent hazard to person or property.
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.