There are many options to consider when dealing with a problem tree, but sometimes the only solution is to cut it down. If you need to fell a tree, there are several important factors you need to consider before beginning the process.

Here, you can learn more about the factors that determine when and if you need permission to fell a tree.

Felling a tree on private property

Before felling a tree, it is essential that you are sure that the tree is on private property, as felling a tree on public property can result in a large fine.

It’s also important to consider whether the tree is protected. There are many types of trees that are protected, which places certain restrictions on what can be done.  

The best way to start the process is to get in touch with your local council, who can give you all the information you need to be sure that you can fell the tree.

Tree removal permits

If you own the property and the tree is not protected, then you will be able to fell it. However, if you’re looking to fell the tree yourself then you may still need to acquire a permit from your local council. The necessity of a permit varies based on where you live, as well as other factors including the type and size of the tree.

In conclusion, whether or not you need permission to fell a tree depends on a number of factors. If the tree in question is on your property, then you should be able to fell it. However, certain types of trees are protected by the council, which means you may need to acquire permission to work on them. Therefore, you should always get in touch with your local council before beginning work so you can be sure that it is okay to fell the tree.

Tree Specs have decades of experience in tree felling in Auckland. With expert knowledge and a strong work ethic, we can ensure that work on a tree is carried out quickly and efficiently. To find out more about the services we offer, get in touch with us today.