Due to essential maintenance our online forms and Public Access (planning, building control and licensing online) service will be unavailable Saturday 22 June 2019 between approximately 9am and 1pm. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
Advice and guidance on all tree-related issues.
What to do if you feel a neighbouring hedge is too high and interfering with the reasonable enjoyment of your house and garden
Ash dieback is a fungal disease that kills ash trees. It is spreading throughout the UK and has been found in South Gloucestershire.
You can dedicate a tree to commemorate a birth, birthday, bereavement, anniversary, wedding or special occasion.
We run a grant scheme for tree works.
Orchards contribute to biodiversity, landscape character and local distinctiveness.
Trees on private land often don't require planning permission for works on them.
Information on our routine inspections and maintenance of trees, planting policy and how we deal with requests to remove or prune trees in South Gloucestershire
Important trees are protected by Tree Preservation Orders, which means that only in exceptional cases can works to a tree take place.
Safeguarding trees on land proposed for development.
Trees are covered under the planning process even if they are not in a conservation area or do not have a tree preservation order (TPO).
Damage to tree roots can be avoided if contractors carry out any works carefully.