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Tree Survey Essex: Planning and Development
Tree Survey, Essex
Tree surveys and reports will often be required for planning applications if a potential development site will be within close proximity to trees and woodland. These types of tree surveys are needed as local planning authorities in designated areas are required to review and assess the potential impact that a development could have on the surrounding trees, especially if it may involve tree removal.
Detailed tree surveys for planning are necessary as retained trees are protected under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 and the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. This protection is typically in the form of conservation areas, Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs), and root protection areas.
If your planned development is within close proximity to trees, you are likely to need a number of tree services from an arboricultural consultancy in order to meet tree survey requirements for obtaining planning permission and carrying out tree surgery.
Our tree survey, Essex services
Collington Winter Environmental offer tree work consultancy services to all locations in the United Kingdom, including Essex. We provide a wide range of high quality services, including:
- Tree health and condition surveys
- Aerial tree inspections
- British Standard BS5837 tree surveys
- Arboricultural method statements/ tree protection plans
- Arboricultural impact assessments
- Site monitoring and individual tree supervision
- Tree constraint plan drawings
- Health and safety risk assessments
- Tree reports
If you are looking to apply for planning permission and you believe that surrounding trees could impact this, please get in touch to find out more about our tree survey, Essex service.
How can Collington Winter assist?
Collington Winter believe in a pragmatic approach to development. We meet the needs of developers whilst also ensuring positive outcomes for surrounding wildlife and natural environment. We work alongside our individual and commercial clients to find solutions and tree work recommendations.
We believe that an early tree report, Essex, with one of our tree officers is the best way to improve the chances of a successful development project with a local planning authority. With current offices located across the UK, the team are well served to work nationwide.