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In Epping NSW on “Tree Application - 9 x TREE...” at 34 Boronia Avenue Epping NSW 2121:

M.McCartney commented

I object to the removal of these 8 trees which includes high value indigenous trees. I observed 32 Boronia Avenue from the street today and could not see any broken roof tiles. The trees requested for removal are not touching the building at 32 Boronia Avenue and do not appear to be causing any damage. The removal of these trees, for the reasons given, is contrary to the City of Parramatta Council DCP 2011 and cannot be justified.
The arborist report (28/09/2018) for the DA at 32-34 Boronia Avenue identifies trees 5, 6, 7 and 9 to be structurally 'good'. It is unlikely these trees structural strength would have changed so significantly in the short time since the September report. I note a subsequent arborist's report is not evident on the website. There are also no engineer or building reports to back up the allegations of the trees causing damage. Without these reports the allegations of the trees causing damage seems subjective and without sufficient evidence.
The arborist report also identifies tree 5 as a spotted gum to consider retention and tree 8 as a lemon scented gum to also retain. These 2 indigenous trees should be protected.
Please consider that these trees form a grove between the two houses for which there is a Development Application and this tree permit application is to help facilitate the approval of the DA. The previous DAs have been refused. It would not be in the public interest if these trees were permitted to be removed only to find the current DA is also refused. The trees would have then been removed for no reason.
It will significantly change the streetscape if these trees are removed. The trees are needed to keep the area cooler and for Epping's wildlife. Tree 8, a Lemon Scented Gum is a bountiful source of food during the winter months for Epping's birdlife.
Please refuse this tree removal application.

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