Frequently Asked Questions on the 10/50 Rule

Properties that have been assigned as being in the 10/50 vegetation clearing entitlement area have permission to

  • Clear any trees on your property within 10 metres of a home without seeking council approval (or otherwise); and
  • Clear any underlying vegetation (excluding trees) within 50 metres of a home without seeking council approval.

10 50 Law

10/50 Rule | Image from NSW Rural Fire Service