Annangrove is one of the most desirable suburbs in the hills, and it’s home to a great variety of trees. The reality is that sometimes trees can get sick or damaged and become a hazard, and in these situations, you will need to take precautionary measures to protect the safety of your family and other passers-by.
High Point Trees have been serving the needs of Annangrove for more than 10 years, and we provide a comprehensive tree management service. Every member of our team is a fully qualified tree surgeon or arborist, and we are dedicated to ensuring your safety at all times.
We can perform all manner of tree works, ranging from removal through to stump grinding, trimming, identification, palm removal, palm tree cleaning and much more. Our expert understanding of the Annangrove area makes us the preferred choice for thousands of residents and businesses in need of a tree specialist they can trust to get the job done right.
Have you noticed any of the following?
- Trees leaning precariously in the path of your home/business
- Trees that have been damaged by recent storms
- Dead or sickly looking trees
- Trees located in an unsuitable position for approved development works
Then pick up the phone and contact High Point trees today. We are your reliable, affordable and safety minded local tree specialists in Annangrove, and we look forward to assisting you!
Please see our answers to commonly asked questions below.
Do I need a permit to remove trees in Annangrove?
You will need to acquire a permit from council in order to remove a tree from your property or business. You can apply directly to Hills Shire Council, and the form is very quick and easy to complete.
As a leading tree services provider in Annangrove, High Point Trees can assist you with your application and help make the experience as smooth as possible.
If you only want to trim 10% or less of the canopy, you do not need to request approval. But if you want to trim more than this amount, you must apply for permission.
How to apply
In order to obtain approval, you must do the following:
- Visit the Hills Shire Council website and download the Tree Management Application Form
- Take note of the applicable fees, and make arrangements for payment via cheque or money order
- Submit your application directly to Hills Shire Council
The Hills Shire Council
3 Columbia Court, Norwest NSW 2153
P.O. Box 7064, Baulkham Hills BC 2153
- Await the assessment results for your application
What fees apply to tree removal in Annangrove?
The tree removal cost Annangrove residents will need to pay is $110 per tree (up to a total of 3 trees). This fee is necessitated by the Hills District Tree and Bushland Management Plan. You can request permission for removal of additional trees, and the fee will be $36.60 each.
For a detailed overview of all applicable fees, please download the Hills Shire Plan 2018/19 from the council website.
Are there any trees which are exempt?
Yes, there are some trees which you may prune without requiring approval. Remember you can also cut less than 10% of tree growth as you see fit. The following trees can be pruned, lopped and cut without approval:
- Box Elder
- Broad Leaved Privet
- Cocos Palm
- Evergreen Alder
- False Acacia/Black Locust
- Honey Locust
- Indian Rubber Tree
- Lombardy Poplar
- Rhus Tree
- Small Leaved Privet
- Sweet Pittosporum
- Umbrella Tree
- Weeping Willow
- Wild Olive
Will you remove a tree without a permit?
No. As a professional tree service provider, we value and appreciate the treed landscape of Annangrove and respect the laws set by Hills Shire Council. You will need to obtain the permit before we can carry out any tree services for you.
There are serious fines of up to $1.1 million if you are found to have illegally cut or removed protected species of trees in Annangrove.
Not sure what trees you have? High Point Trees can help
It goes without saying that we know trees. If you aren’t sure of the particular species of trees you have growing on your property, we will happily visit you to provide you with an accurate ID.
It’s always better to be safe than sorry. The last thing you want is to find that you cut down a protected species and have been served with a subpoena. Keep in mind that you cannot use misidentification as a valid defence.
Trees damaged by storms in Annangrove
Serious storms are relatively rare, but when they hit they can cause immense damage to trees. In these cases it is important that the damage is seen to by an expert ASAP.
Firstly, you should contact Hills Shire Council on 02 9483 0555 for instant approval. High Point Trees will then visit your premises to remove the tree quickly, efficiently and safely.
High Point Trees – Annangrove Tree Removal Specialists
Annangrove residents have trusted High Point Trees for more than ten years. Our dedication to excellent customer service, prompt tree removals and an expansive range of tree services makes us the preferred choice of home and business owners alike. Contact us today, we’re available 24/7 and look forward to assisting you.
Call now for an obligation free quote and expert advice: 0412 333 013