Tree Planting and Retention Policy

Consultation has concluded

To support the increase our Town’s tree canopy coverage to 20% we have developed a draft policy that sets out requirements for planting new trees when a development application is submitted.

The aim of the policy is to integrate the planting of trees as an element of new development and encourage land owners to think about the existing trees on their property when planning a development.

This policy is a response to the actions set within the Town's adopted Urban Forest Strategy.

Where can I view the draft policy?

The draft Local Planning Policy is available to view in the document library and at the Towns Administration building and the library.

What is happening now?

On the 18 February 2020, Council adopted the final modified version of the tree planting and retention policy. A copy of the policy can be found within the document libraryand the February OCM minutes and agenda. The policy will be operational from the 1 July 2020.

How can I find out more information?

  • Ask a question and we will respond
  • Read the FAQ's and the additional links

To support the increase our Town’s tree canopy coverage to 20% we have developed a draft policy that sets out requirements for planting new trees when a development application is submitted.

The aim of the policy is to integrate the planting of trees as an element of new development and encourage land owners to think about the existing trees on their property when planning a development.

This policy is a response to the actions set within the Town's adopted Urban Forest Strategy.

Where can I view the draft policy?

The draft Local Planning Policy is available to view in the document library and at the Towns Administration building and the library.

What is happening now?

On the 18 February 2020, Council adopted the final modified version of the tree planting and retention policy. A copy of the policy can be found within the document libraryand the February OCM minutes and agenda. The policy will be operational from the 1 July 2020.

How can I find out more information?

  • Ask a question and we will respond
  • Read the FAQ's and the additional links
  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Please share your thoughts on the draft Local Planning Policy - Tree Planting and Retention Policy.

    To assist in the completion of this form please view the draft policy.

    Information provided will be kept in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.

    Public comment period closes 5pm, 11 November 2019.

    Please share your thoughts on the draft Local Planning Policy - Tree Planting and Retention Policy.

    To assist in the completion of this form please view the draft policy.

    Information provided will be kept in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.

    Public comment period closes 5pm, 11 November 2019.

    Consultation has concluded
  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Please register to attend an information session night on the 9 October, 6-8pm at the Town's Administration Building at 99 Shepperton Road, Victoria Park. 

    Registrations are essential due to room capacity. 

    Information session on the 2 October has been cancelled due to low attendance numbers. 

    Please register to attend an information session night on the 9 October, 6-8pm at the Town's Administration Building at 99 Shepperton Road, Victoria Park. 

    Registrations are essential due to room capacity. 

    Information session on the 2 October has been cancelled due to low attendance numbers. 

    Consultation has concluded