10/50 Bush Fire Vegetation Clearing

Land Clearing
April 16, 2015

10/50 Bush Fire Vegetation Clearing

The 10/50 Vegetation clearing scheme gives people living near the bushland the ability to remove and prune trees in preparation for bush fires Find out if your property is in a designated 10/50 Vegetation clearing area using the RFS online tool 

Click here to check if you're in a 10/50 area

 

The scheme allows people in a designated area to :- Clear trees on their property within 10 metres of any inhabitable dwelling without seeking council permission from council and clear underlying vegetation such as shrubs (but not trees ) on their property within 50metres of a house without seeking council permission.