Significant tree register in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale
Have you spotted any trees of significance in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale? In a few easy steps you can nominate a tree for inclusion on the Significant Tree Register.
The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has taken a significant step towards cleaner, greener and more sustainable future neighbourhoods following the adoption of its first Urban and Rural Forest Strategy, and significant tree registration.
The Significant Tree Register provides a record of trees declared to be “Tree Preservation Areas”. Trees listed in the Register are protected by an extra requirement in applications for removal to be assessed by Council, rather than under delegated authority through a development application.
The Register, along with its standardized assessment criteria, provides a consistent and analytical approach to the protection of significant trees. It will be updated following registration of all new significant trees, and will be publicly available.
Trees can be nominated for protection and inclusion on the Significant Tree Register by any member of the community or organisation, and can be native or exotic species, and growing on private or public land.
A significant tree can be a single tree, a group, or even a larger area such as a road or reserve. If a nominated tree is formally adopted on the Shire’s Significant Tree Register, the tree will be protected and its special features recognised.
Nominate a tree by downloading the nomination form here: