Due to staff shortages within our Building Department, there may be delays in the processing of some building documentation and approval of permits. We will endeavor to maintain service delivery as best we can, and appreciate your patience and understanding.
Indigo Shire is well known for our trees, both historic trees and those more recently planted.
To create awareness of the value of trees to its cultural, historic and environmental landscape Council is developing a Shire-wide Register of Significant Trees.
The Beechworth Trees Reference Group is working closely with the Council on the register and the continued rehabilitation and conservation of significant trees in our Shire.
Our staff undertake an ongoing program of tree maintenance and renewal as outlined in our Tree Management Plan(PDF, 6MB).
The aim of our plan is to:
The criteria considered in nominating a tree for the Register of Significant Trees:
You can download the nomination form(PDF, 868KB) here.
You can read more about the criteria in the (PDF, 99KB)Frequently Asked Questions - Significant Tree Register(PDF, 99KB).
Tree Management Plan(PDF, 6MB)
Frequently Asked Questions - Significant Tree Register(PDF, 99KB)
Significant tree nomination form(PDF, 868KB)