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Tree management

The local authority is responsible for the efficient management of trees in their ownership within urban and rural environments. This includes the application of tree preservation orders and the protection of other trees on council owned land.


  • 1. Do I need planning permission?

    Information about whether or not planning permission is required

  • Free Tree Scheme

    Information about the 2014 Free Tree Scheme

  • Planning Application Guide

    A guide to the planning process, including whether or not you need planning permission, information about how to apply, details of the decision making process, what happens after a decision is made by planning committee and information about building regulations.

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