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10/50 Vegetation Clearing

By Tanya Chapman

New laws are now in place which help people prepare their homes for bush fires in NSW.

These laws allow people in a designated 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Entitlement Area to:

  • Clear trees on their property within 10m of a home, without seeking approval; and
  • Clear underlying vegetation such as shrubs (but not trees) on their property within 50m of a home, without seeking approval.

To view the code of practice go to or to check if you’re property is in the vegetation clearing entitlement area visit

Source: RFS Media Release 1st August 2014

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