Central Coast Council Undesirable Species List

The removal of trees on this list are exempt from Central Coast Council approval however evidence of the species will need to be retained. See councils exempt works evidence form here.

Photographic evidence including:

  • Photo of tree (whole tree)
  • Close up of bark, flowers, foliage, and fruit. (Fruit & flowers may not be present).
  • Resident to retain minimum 12 months
Common Name Botanical Name
Black Locust/False Acacia  Robinia pseudoacacia
Box Elder Acer negundo
Broad Leaved Privet  Ligustrum lucidum
Broad Leaved Pepper Tree  Schinus terebinthifolius
Brunnings Golden Cypress  Cupressus macrocarpa ‘Brunniana Aurea’ 
Camphor Laurel Cinnamomum camphora
Chinese Tallow Tree  Triadica sebifera
Cocos palm Syagrus romanzofianum (formally Arecastrum romanzofianum)
Coral Tree  Erythrina species
Cotoneaster species  Cotoneaster species
Flamegold Tree  Koelreuteria elegans
Golden wreath wattle  Acacia saligna
Honey locust Gleditsia triacanthos 
Indian Hawthorn  Rhaphiolepis indica 
Narrow Leaved Privet  Ligustrum sinense
Norfolk Island Hibiscus  Lagunaria patersonii 
Phoenix Palm Phoenix canariensis
Radiata Pine  Pinus radiata
Rattlepod Crotalaria lunata 
Rhus tree Toxicodendron succedaneum 
Rubber Tree Ficus elastica
Running Bamboo  Phyllostachys spp
Sweet Viburnum  Viburnum odoratissimum ‘Awabuki’
Tecoma Tecoma stans
Tree of Heaven  Ailanthus altissma
Umbrella Tree  Schefflera actinophylla
Willows Salix spp.(excludes S.babylonica, S.X calodendron & S. x reichardtii)
African olive Olea europaea subsp. cuspidata
   
Central Coast Council Tree Removal Exempt species list.