The prior consent of the Local Planning Authority may be required to carry out any work to a tree.

Trees may be protected in the following ways:

  1. Tree Preservation Order - To find out if a tree, or trees, are subject to an Order, please search the Trees Online Register
  2. Located within a Conservation Area - Find out if your property is within a conservation area.
  3. A planning condition imposed on a Planning Approval - To check the planning history on your property, please search the Planning Public Access system
  4. Felling License - The felling of woodlands or large numbers of trees may require a license from the Forestry Commission 

The prior consent of the Local Planning Authority may be required to carry out any tree work.

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