Report a problem with a tree

As a resident or landowner you are responsible for maintaining trees on private property. 

  • Please note that removing trees on private property may require a planning permit
  • We suggest you hire a qualified tree removal specialist to do tree removal works and/or major pruning to ensure the work is done safely.


We maintain urban trees around powerlines in the following areas: 
  • Beaconsfield
  • Pakenham 
  • Emerald
To see these declared areas, and for further info, please refer to the Electrical Line Clearance Management Plan
In all other areas, AusNet Services maintain trees around powerlines. To request maintenance in these areas contact AusNet on 1300 360 795

Trees next to Council roads: We maintain these trees. For a list of Council roads refer to the register of public roads.

Trees next to arterial roads: VicRoads maintains these trees. Contact VicRoads on 1300 282 616 to request tree maintenance on their roads.


Please read the information above before making your request. 

Request works or maintenance on a tree 

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