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 (

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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