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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Trees and Planning Applications

Protection of trees, woodlands and hedgerows


Procedures for dealing with planning applications affecting trees, woodlands and hedgerows.

This information is designed for planners, architects, those acting on behalf of applicants and applicants themselves.

Trees, woodlands and hedgerows have a major impact on planning the use of a site. Existing trees, woodlands and hedgerows can give an appearance of maturity to new buildings. In addition they may be of high amenity value and legally protected.

  1. You are here: Protection of trees, woodlands and hedgerows
  2. Things to check before making an application
  3. Planning details - action required
  4. What details to include