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    Do you need permission to work on a protected tree?

    Tree Surgeons

    Is there always a requirement to seek permission before having work done on a protected tree?

    Asked by Carherine on 20th Apr 2022
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    Acacia Tree Surgery

    "Hi there, to carry out works on a protected tree you need to apply for permission from the local council. You are allowed to remove dead branches or dangerous branches however."

    Answered on 20th Apr 2022 - Member since Jan 2017 - report
    Tony’s landscaping Services and Garden care

    "Yes you would need permission from your local council unless any branches are dead or becoming dangerous"

    Answered on 22nd Apr 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
    R.E Roofing & Property Maintenance

    "It all depends if it’s in your garden then yes if it’s leaning towards your garden you can trim the sides back from your gardening"

    Answered on 20th Apr 2022 - Member since Feb 2017 - report
    Green Giant outdoor services

    "You will need to contact your local authority (council) to check if there is a tree preservation order (TPO) on the particular tree in mention."

    Answered on 20th Apr 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report
    J&K Landscapes

    "Yes, you would have to seek permission from the local council."

    Answered on 20th Apr 2022 - Member since Nov 2021 - report
    Livingspace

    "Yes if a tree protection order is in place. Always needs to be considered."

    Answered on 20th Apr 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report

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