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Applying for works to a tree

How to apply

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

Submit your application:

There is no fee required for this type of application.

Timescales to determine your planning application:

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

Last updated: 13/04/2023, 09:20