We can make a tree preservation order where it would be of benefit to the public to protect trees that are under threat of damage or removal.
We can either begin this process ourselves or on request where appropriate.
Before you request a tree preservation order, you need to check if the tree is already protected.
To request a tree preservation order, you will need to tell us:
When we look at your request, we will consider how:
Unless there is an urgent threat to the trees, we will aim to assess your request within an 8 week time frame. We will let you know once we’ve determined if a Tree Preservation Order should be made or not. We will let anybody else involved know too.
To apply for a tree preservation order please complete this form.
There is much more information on the government’s website.