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Apply for a resource consent to work on or around trees

E tono whakaaetanga mō te mahi i waenga ake, horapa noa rānei i te rākau

​How to apply for a resource consent to work on or around trees

 In person

​Bring your completed application form and supporting documents to one of our service centres.

 By post

​Send your completed application form and supporting documents to:

Auckland Council
Private Bag 92300
Auckland 1142

Our tip

If your works are extensive, you may also need to include an arborist's report with your resource consent application.

​Cost of a resource consent application to work on or around trees

Read fee table.
Service Fee
Tree works (excludes pruning or to undertake works within the protected root zone of notable (scheduled) trees, which does not incur a deposit or charge)

​$600 deposit (fixed charge)

What happens next

We process resource consent applications for trees within 20 working days.

We will let you know the decision by email or post.