About protected trees

Some trees are protected by tree preservation orders.

It is a criminal offence to carry out, cause, or permit any unauthorised works to a tree that is protected by a tree preservation order, or trees in a conservation area without permission.

Planning Portal website – trees and hedges planning permission

Planning Portal website – applications for consent under Tree Preservation Orders and notification of proposed works to trees in conservation areas

Use our map to find out about trees with preservation orders.


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