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If you want to remove trees or other plants (vegetation) from a footpath or a nature strip near your property you may need a permit from Nillumbik Shire Council.
If you don't have a permit, you may get a fine.
You don't need a permit to mow or maintain a nature strip if it has vegetation not native to Australia.
In most circumstances, you also don't need a permit to remove:
You will need to provide information about your removal plan for the vegetation. It should explain:
You will need to submit your application at least 14 days before the date you want to remove the vegetation.
Apply for a vegetation removal permit >
To find out more about the criteria that Council uses to make a decision about this permit, see our Local Laws.