Do you have protected vegetation on your development site? Don’t risk it.
Depending on the location of your site and the Local Authority requirements, you may have vegetation on your site that is protected under Federal, State or Local law or a combination of all three.
Species could be listed as vulnerable or endangered under Queensland Law, specifically under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 or Australian Government’s Law, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
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.