In accordance with Section 13 of the Natural Assets Local Law 2003
(Local Law) any person (except the person who has requested the Vegetation Protection Order (VPO)) can make a written submission to Council about a VPO.
Please refer to the Vegetation Protection Order, or Council’s website
to find the closing date for submissions.
A list of frequently asked questions
is also available on Council’s website.
A properly made submission must relate to the objects
of the Local Law under which the VPO has been made.
What happens after you lodge your submission?
After the closing date for submissions Council will consider all properly made submissions against the objects of the Local Law under which the VPO has been made.
During that time, you may be contacted for further information.
The submission review phase may vary depending on the number of submissions received.
Council may, upon a consideration of each submission made, and without further consultation, confirm or revoke the VPO pursuant to Section 14 of the Local Law.
All affected property persons and submitters will be advised of the outcome of the VPO as soon as practicable.