An Arborist Report is an in-depth analysis of a tree and its surrounding environment determining the health, implications for removal and suitability to build around and provides guidance and recommendations for activity.
When working on land whether you are clearing, pruning or building around trees it is important to understand the policies which protect them.
The Local Government Areas (LGA’s) of the Mornington Peninsula Shire and Frankston City Council each have their own rules on what activity can be performed on or around trees and it is recommended to obtain an Arborist Report before commencing activity.
An Arborist Report is a legal document prepared by a trained and qualified arborist which assesses the tree(s) in question.
The arborist will produce an in-depth report discussing the impact any activity will have on the tree and make recommendations, addressing the management of trees in the environment.
While such an extensive report may seem disproportionate to the activity being performed, it is highly recommended to do so as the consequences for neglecting the laws can be harsh.
Around Australia, fines for illegally removing a tree can start from $500 and skyrocket exceeding $1 million if you are found to be destroying native protected trees.
In addition to saving you money in fines, a report could also save you money by detecting problems a tree may have such as diseases, pests and structural instability.
The report will also give you an understanding of not only of what is happening to the tree above ground, but below, which will help inform any underground building activity.
A single tree can have a considerable impact on the surrounding environment, effecting shade, air quality, soil drainage, animal habitats and other trees.
This comprehensive report can help to inform building and construction work to ensure you are making the best decision regarding your trees and property.
Arborist Reports can start from $500, and our team would be more than happy to guide you through this process.
The first thing we need to do is assess your situation, here we are not only looking at the tree(s) being removed but also any dangers around the area or underground that could be affected by the removal of the tree(s). Cut It Right Tree Service offer a FREE tree inspection service within the Mornington Peninsula. The inspection usually only takes 15 - 20 minutes and will give us a good opportunity to understand your specific needs.
Once we have assessed the trees we will then provide you with a written quotation. In some cases a permit form the council may be required to remove the tree(s), if so we will give you all the information and assistance you will need to acquire them. If you have happy with our quote and wish to proceed we can set up a time and date to start your job.
A time will be arranged prior to the day. Upon arrival we are already scanning the area looking for hazards (powerlines, plumbing, telephone, gas, water) and ways to protect your property. We will hold a small toolbox meeting with you that will confirm the job details before starting. During the course of the removal you will notice our team communication throughout the process. We have one team in the tree and one team clearing the debris on the ground. Once the removal is complete the team tidy the area and return any moved property back to its original position (tables, chairs and pot plants etc.).
When you ask for a quote, it ought to be fair and competitively priced. It is a good idea to procure two or three different estimates. This will help you decide which company you want to hire to get the job done. Additionally, this will help you make an informed decision by comparing the companies and people you will be dealing with.
Quinton is a great guy to deal with. Good communicator very professional and has an excellent and efficient team working with him. More than happy to recommend Cut It Right Tree Service to anyone needing tree removal
- John Heke
Responded to our enquiry promptly and the job was reasonably priced. Turned up on time and cleared up nicely when finished. Good crew of blokes. Happy to use them again. Highly recommended. GWH
- Geoff Higgins
Very professional great price and would highly recommend to any one thank you once again one very happy customer.
- Vicki Plunkett
Cut it Right are very professional in their approach to dealing with clients and the completed work. Trees are assessed in discussion with consideration given to the future and current needs off the client.On completion the workplace is left clean and tidy. We have used them over a number of yrs and would highly recommend them.
- Michael Hall
They are great, have used them several times. Sharp and efficient and very tidy.✔️✔️✔️
- Sandra Teele
Unlike other tree loppers who failed to return calls, Quinton was quick to contact me, came and quoted as he said he would, cut and cleared the tree so there was no mess. Grubbing the stump was done carefully and speedily with the site tidied well. I’m most impressed and, based on my experience, would not hesitate to recommend him and his team.
- Ralph Powell
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