Think Before You Trim: The Hazards of Cutting Trees in a Vegetation Overlay Area (Victoria, Australia Readership)


If you live in a heritage overlay area, next time you decide to trim your neighbour’s overhanging branch, make sure you think before you trim. Under vegetation overlays, there are strict limitations on the size of trees that can be cut without a permit and Councils apply strict fines and penalties to people who cut trees without a permit.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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