Trees add beauty to any property. That's why it is important to maintain and care for them. However, there may be situations that a tree poses danger to people and property and may need to be removed. While you may think of tree removal as a task you can do, the job is difficult and dangerous.
Properly preparing will make sure the tree is removed as quickly and safely as possible. There are steps to take before tree removal Indooroopilly.
First step to take
Consult the council regulations first and determine to know if your tree presents more risks than benefits and if they will give you a permit to remove it. In many cases, you will need to get council approval before you can chop down any tree as most states and territories want to stay green.
Some research helps since most councils make their decision based on the tree size, species and its location. Each council also has its own rules so check their website and see if you are following them.
In most cases, securing a permit is not necessary if the removal will only be some dangerous parts and not the entire tree. But it would be smart to consult a professional arborist as they can classify the tree species and do the measurement of the tree. They can help you refer to the council regulations to make sure you are not breaking the law.
Getting a permit
The process of getting a permit is easy. You just need to download the file from the council website. You may ask your local arborist to help you fill-up the paperwork and proof that tree removal is the only option. Once approval is granted, then the arborist may start the job.