You have to give Fylde Council planning six weeks’ notice before carrying out work on trees which are located in a conservation area but are not yet the subject of a Tree Preservation Order. This gives the authority an opportunity to consider whether an order should be made to protect the trees. You do not need to…

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Trees in conservation areas are protected, it being an offence to fell, lop or top trees in a conservation area without giving the Local Authority six weeks notice, unless the tree is dangerous and requires immediate action. Many trees in the Borough either singly, in a group or woodland are subject to Tree Preservation Orders. Tree…

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