natural assets local law application (NALL)

Do you have protected vegetation on your development site? Don’t risk it.

Depending on your site’s location and the stipulations of the Local Authority, the vegetation present may be subject to protection under Federal, State, or Local regulations, or a combination thereof.

Species might be classified as vulnerable or endangered under Queensland’s Nature Conservation Act 1992 or under the Australian Government’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

You must get a permit before you can clear or work on protected vegetation. Brisbane City Council also have a Natural Assets Local Law 2003 (NALL) which helps to protect natural assets.

Brisbane City Council’s Natural Assets Local Law 2003 (NALL) aim is to protect natural assets. This includes bushland, wetlands, waterway corridors as well as trees.

Citicene has been involved in numerous projects that contain protected vegetation. These protection laws have included Local, State and Federal levels of government.

We have delivered relevant professional advice and approvals with regard to protected vegetation.

Specific projects that have required protection orders include:

The risks and penalties for not abiding by these laws are significant. Contact Citicene to learn more about how we can assist in this specialized area.

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