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Trees Tree Vandalism
The management and preservation of all trees within Willoughby is governed by the WLEP 2012 Tree and Vegetation Preservation. Tree pruning and/or removals are only permitted with authorisation by Council. Vandalism, damage and poisoning of trees are specifically prohibited acts. Penalties are in place for breaches of the WLEP 2012 Tree and Vegetation Preservation.
The following procedures for investigating instances of tree vandalism in Willoughby City have been adopted by the council:
Any persons found guilty of Tree Vandalism may be liable to a fine of up to $1.1 million in the Land and Environment Court, or on the spot fines may be issued.
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