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Tree Conservation Grants

We are offering grants to help maintain regulated and significant trees.

Applications have now closed

A funding decision will be made and the applicant notified prior to 17 March 2019.


Regulated treeTrees are important to our community’s health and well-being; they provide shade, improve amenity and provide important habitat to small animals. Regulated and significant trees are particularly important.

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is offering grants to offset the cost of maintaining regulated or significant trees located on private, residential land.


What is a regulated tree

A Regulated tree is a tree with a trunk circumference exceeding two metres, measured at the height of one metre from the ground.


What is a significant tree

A Significant tree is a class of regulated tree with a trunk circumference exceeding three metres, measured at the height of one metre from the ground


What works are eligible

Eligible works are works that maintain or improve the health and/or safety of the tree.

Works must not have been undertaken prior to grant approval. Only new works are eligible for financial assistance.

Read the guidelines for full details about eligibility.

Download: Regulated or Significant Tree Maintenance Grants Guidelines


How much can I apply for

A reimbursement of up to 50% of the work, capped at $1,000 per tree, will be made in relation to approved works.

Note: Approved grant payment will be in the form of reimbursement to the previously determined amount, upon presentation of proof of payment and certification by the arboriculturalist that the works have been undertaken as approved. 


More information

Mark Thomson
Manager, Development Assessment
T: 08 8366 4567