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Arborist Report / Tree Report

Arborist Reports, often referred to as Tree Reports, document the condition of a tree. It will address areas such as defects, damage, pest and disease or mechanical injury. The report will make recommendations which may include remediation, recommendations on pest and disease treatment or pruning required.

Do I Need an Arborist Report?

Some councils require an arborist report when applying to prune or remove a tree. Council may decline an application to prune or remove a tree if the condition of the tree is uncertain. They may ask for a arborist report in these instances.

Arborist reports may also be requested by individuals who want to know the condition of their tree(s) or for safety reasons. This is also sometimes referred to as a Tree Report.

They may also be requested when there are trees located on development sites and the impact of the development on the trees needs to be ascertained.

Why are Arborist Reports Important?

Arborist Reports provide information on the condition and health of trees, the probable cause and what actions can be taken to alleviate the problem. The are also an important tool for councils to make sound decisions when approving the removal of large or significant trees on the likely impact on the surrounding vegetation community.

Who can do Arborist Reports?

Most council have strict guidelines around the qualifications required by the individuals that produce the arborist reports. In most cases they require a minimum AQF Level 5 Arborist Qualification. Here at Urban Arbor Pty Ltd all of our consulting Arborists have AQF Level 5. In addition some of our consultants have worked for both private and government agencies and are therefore very familiar with the information that is required within these type of reports.

Should you require an Arborist Report please contact our office or fill in the inquiry form and we will get in touch with you shortly.

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