What is the significant tree register?

    The significant tree register is a local register of trees that have cultural heritage significance, satisfying at least two of the following criteria: historic value, horticultural value, rare or localised, exceptional size, age and form, Aboriginal association, social cultural or spiritual value. 

    This significant tree register is a local government register and is not on the state Register of Places under the Heritage of Western Australia Ac 1990. All trees on this register require Planning Approval for their removal.

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    Where is the tree located?

    The tree is located within the private property at 104 Forrest Road in Hamilton Hill.

    Why is my feedback being sought?

    The tree is included on the City’s ‘Significant Tree’ list and therefore approval is required prior to its removal.  The City is seeking public comment as part of the assessment of the proposed removal of the tree, and will consider any comments that are received.

    Why is removal being proposed?

    The applicant has submitted an Engineering Report which is attached under ‘Documents’.

    The applicant is proposing the tree be removed due to concerns it is causing structural damage to the dwelling. 

    Where can I read about the tree's significance?

    Read more about the Norfolk Pine Trees here.