Applying for works to a tree

How to apply

If you wish to carry out works to a tree(s), either a tree protected by a tree preservation order or a tree in a conservation area, then you must submit an application to us, as the local planning authority, before carrying out the work.

Submit your application online (planningportal.gov.uk)

There is no fee required for this type of application.

Timescales for determination are as follows:

  • Tree(s) in a conservation area – six weeks
  • Tree(s) protected by a tree preservation order – eight weeks

Last updated: 19/04/2017 10:57

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