Imagine coming home to find trees you planted on your property or marvelled at over the years for their natural beauty had been butchered.
How would you feel if the historic trees lining your town’s main street were cut almost to the trunk?
These are the situations confronting locals across the Hills with ETSA Utilities contractors working in the region to clear vegetation around powerlines.
It must be galling for property owners to watch on as the chainsaws cut away, as has happened in some cases, almost half of a tree on their land leaving it lopsided and disfigured.
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It took the Adelaide Hills Council and its planning team more than a decade to get the Townships and Urban Areas Development Plan Amendment (DPA) to its final hurdle – Ministerial endorsement. At its heart this DPA aims to bring some consistency to the clunky planning regime inherited from four separate council areas brought together Read More »
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