Tree Conservation and Tree Preservation Orders
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Any enquiries concerning trees that are in conservation areas or have a preservation order on them should be directed to Planning (Development Management).
The GOV.UK website also contains a wealth of information and advice on trees, tree preservation orders (TPOs) and hedges - and also includes legal advice and what you can and can't do with trees and hedges:
If you need to carry out works to trees you may need to fill out the:
Trees can be subject to disease, the links below may be of use in identifying them.
If you need to carry out works to a diseased tree see carrying out works to trees.
- How are we tackling ash dieback in Adur and Worthing?
- Ash Dieback - on the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) website
- Ash Dieback - on the Tree Council website
- Ash Dieback - on the Forestry Commission website
Dutch Elm Disease:
You can use the following links to help you identify trees:
- Tree identification - on the Woodland Trust website
- Tree identification - on the Woodlands website
- Tree identification - on the Natural History Museum website
The report below was prepared in June 2022 at the request of the Executive Member for Regeneration, Cllr Neocleous, following the felling of conifer trees, during redevelopment of The Mannings, Surry Street, Shoreham. It describes subsequent changes made to the planning process in Adur so that future similar proposals can receive greater scrutiny by Councillors before determination, as well as the provision of additional tree-related information for development sites.
- Trees in Adur & The Mannings, Surry Street, Shoreham - Executive Member Report - 30th June 2022 (1,441KB)
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Page last updated: 17 January 2023