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Tree work and preservation (TPOs)

Protected trees

It is illegal to carry out any work on protected trees without obtaining consent from the council first, so it's always best to check with us

Trees in conservation areas

Trees are an important part of the overall appearance and character of a conservation area and are often given additional protection because of this

Apply to work on a protected tree

You need to get consent from us if you wish to carry out any work on a protected tree

Resolving 'high hedge' disputes

Legal procedures are in place to give local authorities powers to deal with complaints about high hedges

Dangerous trees

Find out what to do if you think a tree is dangerous

Tree management

Our policy and management responsibilities