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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Countryside

Ribble Valley Councils Countryside Service covers legislation and policy relating to tree ecology & preservation, tree preservation orders, arboriculture, hedgerows and high hedges, as well as species protection, biodiversity action plans and nature conservation.

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Ribble Valley is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB). For more information about the Ribble Valley ANOB see www.forestofbowland.com.

 


Advice for tree owners

Advice for tree owners

Information for tree owners on maintenance of trees and Tree care specialists.

Tree Preservation Order (TPO)

Tree Preservation Order (TPO)

Information on Tree Preservation Orders and trees in Conservation Areas.

Hedgerows and High Hedges

Hedgerows and High Hedges

Information about traditional hedgerows, legislation and control of evergreen high hedges.


Nature Conservation

Nature Conservation

Legislation regarding protected species both flora and fauna, biodiversity and species recovery programmes.

Rights of Way

Rights of Way

Information regarding footpaths and bridleways affected by planning applications.

Tree Protection Legislation

Tree Protection Legislation

Town and Country Planning Act, (Trees) Regulations including tree preservation orders and trees in conservation areas.


Trees and Planning Applications

Trees and Planning Applications

Supplementary planning poilcy for trees.

Protected Species and Planning Applications

Protected Species and Planning Applications

Bat surveys and list of licenced contractors.

Conservation area boundaries

Conservation area boundaries

Information on conservation areas in the Ribble Valley.