Accepted development vegetation clearing codes

Step 3 – Secure exchange areas for vegetation clearing

The following accepted development vegetation clearing codes require you to legally secure an exchange area before clearing above specified limits or in sensitive areas:

  • clearing for an extractive industry
  • clearing for infrastructure
  • managing fodder harvesting
  • managing regulated regrowth
  • necessary environmental clearing.

If you need to secure an exchange area for your proposed activity, read the code for requirements and fill in the application form. The guides have information on legally securing an exchange area.

In this guide:

  1. Step 1 – Request a property report and vegetation maps
  2. Step 2 – Choose the right code
  3. Step 3 – Secure exchange areas for vegetation clearing
  4. Step 4 – Notify us before clearing
  5. Step 5 – Code compliance and recordkeeping

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