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Apply for resource consent - tree works

Use this form to apply to carry out works on, or remove, a protected tree.

Before you apply, please make sure:

  • You will need to pay a fee when submitting this application, unless you are an approved credit customer. Payment options are either Account2Account or credit card. 
  • You will need to attach a Certificate of Title, less than 3 months old. You can order one online at
  • You will need to attach an Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE). If you need to, complete the standard template.
  • Documents must be in PDF format, not locked or password-protected and less than 300MB. 
  • Follow our file naming conventions.
  • If you are applying on behalf of the owner, you will need to upload the owner's approval to act on their behalf.
  • You are also likely to need the land owner's approval to carry out any tree work. If the tree is on council land/property. You can request council approval as landowner by emailing

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