Overhanging branches can create unsafe situations on footpaths and can cause traffic hazards.

Overhanging Branches on Council Land

Branches from trees on Council land or in nature strips that overhang and may cause an obstruction, should be reported to Council on our online service request form or 9840 9333.

Alternatively contact Council in writing to The Manager, Parks and Recreation - Parks Unit, Manningham Council, PO Box 1, Doncaster VIC 3108.

Overhanging Branches on Private Land

Residents must ensure that no part of any tree, plant or shrub on private land grows in a manner which overhangs or obstructs the footway.

People who do not control the growth of foliage from private land onto public areas may face penalties.

For more information call Council's Health and Local Laws Team on 9840 9333 or use our online service request form.