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Selecting the Right Tree
Read the steps listed below before you begin any landscaping of your property, replacement of plantings or regenerating native forest on your property.
Step 1 - Development Control Plan. Read the Ryde DCP 2010: Part 9.6 Tree Preservation . The DCP will guide your choice of trees and where they are planted.
Step 2 - Location of Your Property. Find out whether your property is located within an urban bushland area. Check the Urban Bushland Map and zoom in to find your street. If your property is located:
In urban bushland areas, you may be required to plant a species that naturally occurs in that area.
Outside urban bushland areas, view the list of suggested species that may be suitable for your requirements.
Step 3 - Before you choose a tree. Before selecting any tree for your property, consider these questions to help you choose a tree best suited to your property and your needs.
Page Last Updated: 12 July 2011