Some trees are protected under the City Plan because they are considered to be significant, historic, or important for enriching the area or preventing erosion.
They can be referred to as:
Your tree may also be protected:
- as part of a condition on a resource consent
- by a covenant or consent notice on the title.
Resource consents for protected trees
If a tree on your property is protected, you will need a resource consent to remove it, prune it, or carry out construction work near it. It's best to check with our planning team or your LIM report.