Approval may be required from Council for the removal of native vegetation.
Approval may be required from Council for the removal of native vegetation from land to which the State Environment Planning Policy (Biodiversity and Conservation) 2021 legislation applies.
The Vegetation Removal Fact Sheet(PDF, 334KB) can assist you in determining if approval is required.
Chapter E1 – Biodiversity of Coffs Harbour Development Control Plan outlines what information you need to submit with development applications and tree permit applications for vegetation removal.
Where the removal of native vegetation is associated with development which also requires approval from Council, we recommend that one development application is lodged for both purposes.
Complete and submit the form below to Council using the contact details on this page.
Tree Permit Application Form(PDF, 186KB)
Compensatory planting may be required as part of your application to remove vegetation. Information on suggested species can be found in the Species Selection Guide(PDF, 3MB).
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