Joseph Pidutti - Consulting Arborist

Lake Macquarie - Newcastle - Hunter Region - Wyong

Diploma in Arboriculture - AQF Level 5  mobile 0412 996659  office 49471219      email


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Impacts of Development

As part of a development application Local Councils and other government bodies often require an Arborist report to assess the impacts a development or design may have on existing trees.

Evaluation the impact to trees involves determining what activity will occur near trees based on site development plans and specifications. Assessment must then evaluate the direct injury development will have as well as the long term affect on health and structural stability.

Based on the proposed plans the potential for tree preservation can then be determined for each tree. 

All reports are prepared in accordance with Australian Standard 4970 - 2009

Developments where an assessment of impacts may be required include:

         Sub- division Plans

         Construction plans for new developments

         Renovations to existing properties

         Infrastructure Plans

o   Roads 

o   Utilities

         Grading changes

         Demolition of existing structures

         Site Plans

Arborist Reports prepared to assess the

impacts of proposed developments on

existing trees.


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Last modified: Oct 12th, 2020