Draft Code of Practice for Unsafe Plants in Non-Rural Areas
The Draft Unsafe Plants in Non-rural Areas Code of Practice 2021 is open for consultation until 9 December 2021.
The proposed Code will eliminate the need to obtain a biodiversity conservation licence to remove plants that are a risk to life or property in areas where the State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017 applies.
If the Code is made, Councils will have a role in receiving notifications and in identifying plants that are a risk to life and property.
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