Ku-ring-gai Council

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Ku-ring-gai Council

Priority Tree Services provides professional tree care services ranging from stump grinding, tree removal, tree pruning (sometimes referred to as tree lopping), as well as consultancy by qualified arborists within the Ku-ring-gai Council area and much more.

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Ku-ring-gai Council covers the following suburbs:

  • East Gordon
  • East Killara
  • East Lindfield
  • East Roseville
  • Fox Valley
  • Gordon
  • Killara
  • Lindfield
  • North St Ives
  • North Turramurra
  • North Wahroonga
  • Pymble
  • Roseville
  • Roseville Chase
  • South Turramurra
  • St Ives
  • St Ives Chase
  • Turramurra
  • Wahroonga
  • Warrawee
  • West Killara
  • West Lindfield
  • West Pymble

Exceptions do not apply to properties located inside conservation areas, town centres or that form part of a heritage item. Please note this document should be used as a guide only.

Ku-ring-gai Councils Tree Preservation Order allows for the following work to be carried out without consent or permission:

  1. Removal of completely dead trees and dead branches.

  2. Removal of tree branches which directly overhanging roof of a residents or commercial building may be pruned back to nearest branch junction or collar to clear the roofline.

  3. Trees within 3.0 metres of an existing dwelling, measured from centre of trunk at ground level to external walls of building. The trunk of the tree has to be located on same property. (see TPO for conditions)

  4. Branches and trees within 0.5 metres of these lines. (exemption applies to tree branches not trunks).

  5. Tree works undertaken by Council or Council’s authorised agents on Council owned land.

  6. Trees approved for removal under development consents once the Construction Certificate has been released.

  7. Pruning of trees where:
    1. Branches pruned are not more than 50mm in diameter
      Roots pruned are not more than 30mm in diameter
    2. Pruning is consistent with the Australian Standard for
    3. Pruning of Amenity Trees (AS 4373-2007)