The Council has a duty to protect trees that have significant public amenity value. There are five types of tree protection.
Protecting trees, copses and woodlands by Tree Preservation Orders (TPO), served and enforced by the Council.
If you wish to request the council to consider serving a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) please use this form
There is a clear and well established process for protecting trees in relation to new development.
Information about the protection of trees in conservation areas.
If you need to carry out works to a protected tree, you can apply online here.