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Regulated & Significant Trees

There are legislative controls in place to protect regulated and significant trees within the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

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Regulated and Significant trees are particularly important and common in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters.

The Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 and Regulations provide that any ‘tree damaging activity’ to a regulated or significant tree is ‘development’ and therefore requires development approval.

 For more information, please visit the PlanSA Resources page and search for the following fact sheets:

  • Frequently asked questions – Protecting regulated and significant trees
  • Identifying and managing regulated and significant trees

Alternatively, please contact the Council's Planning & Development Department on 08 8366 4530.