Request Council tree removal/pruning and replacement for development

Use this form if:

  • the removal of a Council tree has been approved as part of your planning permit
  • you are seeking to prune or remove a Council tree for access or the installation of a new crossover.

Applications to remove a Council tree will be refused if:

  • The Council tree provides amenity to the surrounding area, and is in good health and structure
  • there is existing or alternative access to the property
  • there is an alternative solution to the reasons for the proposed removal.

Approval of any application under these Guidelines is at the absolute discretion of Council.

If you are seeking to remove a private tree, you may require a planning permit or local law permit before completing this form.

Online

Step 1.Read the guidelines

Before submitting your application, read the Council Tree Removal for Private Development Guidelines(PDF, 595KB).

Step 2.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • Plans or a sketch detailing the layout of the site including the location of the tree/s.
  • Supporting documents such as an Arborist Report or photographs.

Step 3.Submit your application online

Apply online

Step 4.What happens next?

If your application is approved, we will advise you in writing, including the relevant fee to be paid.

Once we have received payment, we will arrange removal of tree within 10 working days.

Email

Step 1.Read the guidelines

Before submitting your application, read the Council Tree Removal for Private Development Guidelines(PDF, 595KB) .

Step 2.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • Plans or a sketch detailing the layout of the site including the location of the tree/s.
  • Supporting documents such as an Arborist Report or photographs.

Step 3.Download the application form

Download and complete the Council Tree Removal for Development(PDF, 264KB)  form.

Step 4.Submit your application

Send your completed form and supporting documents to:

info@frankston.vic.gov.au

Step 5.What happens next?

If your application is approved, we will advise you in writing, including the relevant fee to be paid.

Once we have received payment, we will arrange removal of the tree within 10 working days.

Mail

Step 1.Read the guidelines

Before submitting your application, read the Council Tree Removal for Private Development Guidelines(PDF, 595KB) .

Step 2.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • Plans or a sketch detailing the layout of the site including the location of the tree/s.
  • Supporting documents such as an Arborist Report or photographs.

Step 3.Download the application form

Download and complete the Council Tree Removal for Development(PDF, 264KB)  form.

Step 4.Submit your application

Send your completed form and supporting documents to:

Frankston City Council
PO Box 490
Frankston 3199

Step 5.What happens next?

If your application is approved, we will advise you in writing, including the relevant fee to be paid.

Once we have received payment, we will arrange removal of the tree within 10 working days.

In person

Step 1.Read the guidelines

Before submitting your application, read the Council Tree Removal for Private Development Guidelines(PDF, 595KB) .

Step 2.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • Plans or a sketch detailing the layout of the site including the location of the tree/s.
  • Supporting documents such as an Arborist Report or photographs.

Step 3.Download the application form

Download and complete the Council Tree Removal for Development(PDF, 264KB)  form.

Step 4.Submit your application

Submit your application at one of our Customer Service Centres.

Step 5.What happens next?

If your application is approved, we will advise you in writing, including the relevant fee to be paid.

Once we have received payment, we will arrange removal of the tree within 10 working days.