You will need permission to fell or prune a tree in your garden or.
Many trees are protected by tree preservation orders which means that, in general, you need the council's consent to prune or fell them. In addition, there are controls over many other trees in conservation areas. Read government planning guidance on Tree Preservation Orders and trees in conservation areas. If you are unsure about the status of trees which you intend to prune or fell (or you simply require further information) you should.
Apr 08, When all you wish to do is to prune, maintain or fell a tree in a conservation area or one with a TPO, you’ll still need to apply for planning permission.
Tree surveys and assessment for planning When you make a planning application, the form will ask whether there are any trees on the site or nearby that could be affected by the proposed works.
This is when a basic tree survey report would be of use. This report identifies the species of tree, its condition, what work is recommended and why. It’s purely and simply to provide an explanation from a tree specialist as to why work is needed and, therefore, the reason why planning permission should Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Feb 21, Planning permission will override TPOs if it is necessary for a tree with a TPO to be removed for the development to go ahead.
If the tree does not have a TPO and is not in a Conservation Area then you do not require permission to fell a tree if it is in your garden.
Leylandii is basically not a tree but a hedge and will not be protected.
Similarly, can you. you want to commence felling. Tree felling is a legally controlled activity. You will normally need permission from us to fell growing trees and we will normally provide this by issuing a felling.