Ryedale District Council


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Tree management

The Tree and Landscape Officer advises on all arboricultural matters including Tree Preservation Orders and trees in Conservation Areas. Currently this position is vacant and we will be only responding to formal applications relating to works to trees.

Advice is also given on landscaping requirements in connection with planning applications. See our guidance Supplementary Planning Guidance – Landscaping on Development Sites (PDF, 20 pages, 4204kb) regarding landscaping on development sites.

The removal of hedgerows is legally subject to notification to the Council. For further advice on the Hedgerow Regulations contact the Customer Services - Place team.

For further information on trees, hedges and other landscape queries, please submit an Enquiry Form.

The Woodland Trust can offer information on ancient trees, for further information visit The Woodland Trust website.

For High Hedge information and a guide to the new legalisation please visit GOV.UK.




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Ryedale District Council
Ryedale House
Old Malton Road
Malton, North Yorkshire
YO17 7HH

Email: Contact the Council

Phone: 01653 600666

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