Hi PC gang, looking to get advice and input on tree trimming, specifically about who should pay and what can be done if the tree is home to bats. IP is in NSW Central Coast. See attached pic. There's a tree out front that drops fruit and bat poo onto a neighbours front lawn, and his car when he parks beneath it. I'm considering getting the tree's branches cut back 2m to align with my property line. Is it normal to propose that he pay all or part of it, given he benefits from the job? If you've done this before, any advice on tackling this? As the tree is home to bats, there are noise issues as well as the droppings. Neighbours have asked about what can be done. Can anything be done here, or is this a case of "quit whinging and enjoy the native ecosystem". Cutting the whole tree down would remove useful shade and privacy. Firing buckshot into the trees to trim the population likely won't be r My agent said the tree can be trimmed without needing council approval which is great. Currently waiting on a quote from the agent's preferred contractor. Thanks in advance.