Tree removal request
Tree removal request

Tree removal request

Tree removal request

Request to remove a street or park tree.
Last updated on: 11 October 2023

Urgent requests

  • If the tree is currently a hazard, please report it to the City by calling 1300 4 CANNING (1300 422 664). You can call this number 24-hours a day for urgent/high priority assistance.
  • This will allow an Officer to respond with the highest priority.

Important information

  • The City's position is to retain and protect trees wherever possible. Assistance with removing street trees will be given in certain situations.
  • A street tree will be considered for removal only if it is:
  • dead
  • dying
  • diseased
  • causing damage to private property
  • causing damage to public infrastructure.
  • If the above applied, please refer to dead or diseased trees
  • A street tree will not be removed due to shedding leaves or debris or if someone does not like it.
  • It is an offence to prune remove or remove a street tree.
  • As an alternative to tree removal, consider submitting a tree pruning request.

Main Roads WA

Main Roads WA are responsible for the maintenance of trees along:
  • Roe Highway
  • Albany Highway
  • South Street
  • Orrong Road
  • Leach Highway.
If the request relates to trees on these roads, please contact Main Roads WA on 13 81 38 or

Tree reference numbers

  • All City maintained trees are identified by a tree asset number.
  • To support more efficient processes, the City encourages residents to use our mapping tool to identify the tree related to the request. Please include this tree reference number in the notes of the request.

Raise a request

  • To request the removal of a tree, please click on the button below.
  • An Officer will investigate within three (3) working days.