All You Need To Know About Tree Reports

Arborist Reports Sutherland Shire

Trees form an important part of our ecosystem that nourish and sustain life. They purify the air, provide oxygen, shade, firewood and conserve water. Besides these, they support wildlife and prevent soil erosion. The development of residential or commercial properties as well as highways, roads, and bridges often involve cutting of trees that is an irreparable loss of ‘green assets’ to our ecosystem. Tree reports are a comprehensive survey of the health of trees and the number and variety of their species that guide as to how they can be protected and retained on land proposed to be a residential or commercial development site. Prepared by experienced arborists or horticulturists, the Arborist Reports Sutherland Shire need to follow specific standards set by the laws made by concerned authorities as per the Australian Standards (AS 4970-2009) that help builders, home-owners and developers get proper approval from the council.

Whether you are in Sydney, Illawarra, Riverina or Sutherland Shire in New South Wales, tree reports are a must before starting the property development project. Be it a garden, a park, a development site for a commercial complex or the development of residential projects, you need to get Arborist Reports Sutherland Shire prepared from a professional and experienced arborist.

Here is a checklist of some important things you need to know about arboriculture reports:-

  • What the Tree Report Contains?

Based on the purpose and requirements, tree reports may be on six different levels ranging from level 1 to level 6. A typical tree report Wollongong contains valuable information related to the species of the tree and their classification, life stage and life expectancy of the tree, overall health of the trees, trees placed on-site drawings for proposed developments, proper tree care or retention regimen that would satisfy planning requirements and the insurance issue that may have arisen due to tree-related damage.

  • How the Tree Report is Prepared?

The report is prepared by an experienced arborist or a well qualified and registered horticulturist who meets the eligibility conditions as set by the Australian Standards (AS 4970-2009). This involves data gathering or aerial inspection.

  • What to Expect From Your Arborist Consultant?

Whether you require tree report Wollongong or tree report in Sydney or Tamworth you should rely only on a well-qualified arborist who would provide you the required level of the report as per the Australian Standards. The tree inspector must be registered and should have professional indemnity insurance that protects you against any loss or damage due to negligent advice.

A tree report provider should provide you the required report and the best advice to carry out your construction project and ensure that the assessment report meets with the highest of industry standards.

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