Privately owned trees and woodlands

Protected trees or woodland

A protected tree is a tree which is

  • subject to a tree preservation order
  • in a conservation area
  • subject to a condition upon the granting of planning permission.

Download guidance on protected trees

You can check if a tree is protected using our map below.

Our interactive map shows details of tree preservation orders and conservation areas. In these cases, permission from the Council for any tree work is likely to be required.

If you are using a tablet or smartphone please use the mobile friendly version of the map.