Help protect your local trees.
Jul 09, Tree felling licence It’s an offence to fell trees without a licence if an exemption does not apply. Everyone involved in the felling of trees (the owner, agent and timber merchant or contractor).
The relevant government department will discuss conditions with you before issuing a licence.
Mar 24, Felling licences Where a tree must be felled outside of a private garden, you may need a felling licence. If the tree, or trees, amount to 5 cubic metres of timber by volume, it’s usually an offence to fell without one. The relevant government department will discuss conditions with you before issuing a. It is vital to remember that it is against the law to fell or cut back a tree if it will affect nesting birds.
Your neighbor has complained and asked you to cut it down, and you failed to do so.
Felling trees in your garden If you are the homeowner, then you won’t need to obtain permission to fell a tree that is growing within the boundary of your property, unless it is subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) or is in a Conservation Area. Jul 09, Anyone can apply for a felling licence, but it must be issued in the name of the owner or lessee of the property.
Lessees must ensure that their lease entitles them to fell trees. No, not without their permission. Windfall fruit still belongs to the owner.
Fruit fallen from fruiting trees in a public space or on common land is in most cases OK to forage. If in doubt, check to see who owns the land and seek permission first.