Bushfire Protection Rules for Trees

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Residents are encouraged to check the NSW Rural Fire Services (RFS) website for information on10/50 vegetation clearing entitlement areas.

The easiest way to work out if you're covered by the eligible area is checking the RFS website online tool. The tool contains the latest information on areas covered by the rule.

For more information refer to the Rural Fire Service 10/50 Frequently Asked Questions.

Trees that are not covered by RFS legislation require Council approval and a valid Council issued permit Trees on Your Property.

Please refer to our page on Bushfire Protection for more information on preparing for the bushfire season.

RFS online tool