The 10/50 exemption also applies to parts of your local council
Further vegetation clearing exemptions may apply to your land. Please contact the planning department
of your local council for advice before commencing any vegetation clearing activity.
You can also download the Planning Property Report
which will provide the planning requirements that apply to your land. The 10/50 rule applies to areas
covered by the Bushfire Management Overlay (BMO)
The fenceline vegetation rule applies
You may not need a permit to remove, destroy or lop any vegetation for a combined width of four metres either side of a fence between your property and a neighbouring property.
Note: This rule only applies to a fence that was constructed prior to 10th September 2009; AND you have the neighbours permission before undertaking any work on
Please contact the planning department of your local council for further advice on their land.