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Report it or request it:

You can report a tree on Council property online or call us on 8397 7444.

Pruning trees on Council property

Our teams can undertake specific pruning of street trees in front of your property.

All pruning must meet our guidelines as per the Tree Management Policy therefore all pruning will be as minimal as possible.

We currently look after more than 100,000 street trees across the City and our pruning program is part of our strategic approach to their care and maintenance. 

Street tree planting process

Our street tree planting program runs from April to October each year - weather permitting. 

Where new street tree planting is planned, residents are advised and feedback is taken into consideration. Signs are placed in the relevant streets as a reminder of the upcoming tree plantings. New trees are planted and Council maintains and nurtures these new trees to establishment. Residents are welcome to participate and help care for new street trees by providing additional watering.

Trees on private property

Trees on private property are the responsibility of the property owner. For issues with trees from neighbouring properties, please contact the Legal Services Commission of South Australia or refer to their Trees and the Law handbook

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