Clearing Native Vegetation
Clearing Native Vegetation- What do I need to do?
Council has produced a flow chart to help with the assessment/approval process that may apply to certain clearing of native vegetation.
Please find Council’s handout below:
Native Vegetation Clearing & Biodiversity Reform
NSW State Government has changed legislation in relation to clearing of native vegetation with the following new legislation in August 2017:
- Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016
- Local Land Services Act 2013
- State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation In Non-Rural Areas) 2017
For additional information on biodiversity reforms and legislation please see the NSW Department of Planning & Environment website: https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/animals-and-plants/biodiversity/overview-of-biodiversity-reform