Trees on development sites

Hedgerows on non-domestic land – around fields and along roadsides – are usually protected by the Hedgerow Regulations 1997. See The Hedgerows Regulations 1997 ( for more information.  Hedges around and within gardens are normally exempt from the Hedgerow Regulations.

If you want to remove a section of such hedgerow, please visit the Planning Portal to apply.

Last reviewed: May 24, 2023 by Gemma

Next review due: November 24, 2023

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