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Tree Preservation Orders - Images Required

We are currently receiving a high volume of requests for our officers to serve new Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs).

For this reason, and to ensure we can deal with each request quickly, we request that all submissions should be supported by images of the tree or trees in question.

Once you have completed the form, please email images of the tree(s) to quoting any reference numbers and the address or location that the tree is at.

Protected Trees

The Council has a duty to protect trees that have significant public amenity value. There are five types of tree protection.

Tree Preservation Orders

Trees, Copses and Woodlands of significant public amenity value can be protected by a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) served and enforced by the Council.

Trees in Conservation Areas

Information about the protection of trees in Conservation Areas.

Apply to work on a Protected Tree

If you need to carry out works to a protected tree, you can apply online here.

Tree Maintenance

Information about who is responsible for maintaining trees around the area.

Tree Works Applications - Guidance for Agents and Applicants

If you are submitting an application to work on a protected tree, or a tree in a Conservation Area, please read these notes first.

Trees on Development Sites

There is a clear and well established process for protecting trees in relation to new development.

Request a TPO

If there is tree that you believe should be protected, please submit a TPO Request using this form.

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