If whilst carrying out work on a tree in your garden.
If branches from a council tree are overhanging your property, you can cut them back yourself, unless the tree is protected by a Tree Preservation Order or is in a conservation area. You may prune Author: Becky Shergill. May 19, If the tree is entirely on your land, however, you will not be able to convince the council to foot the cost to cut down your tree. They will only pay for the removal or pruning of trees on their property.
Trees on public land To get the ball rolling you will need to first alert your Council about the reason for wanting your tree bushmulch.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Under common law, a person may cut back any branch (or root) from a neighbour’s tree that overhangs or encroaches onto their property. In cutting back any overhanging branches (or bea west merry-time-trims trees. Lopping or cutting back should be as needed to remove the obstruction or remedy the matter.
You should allow at least m vertical clearance for trees and hedges overhanging a road, and m over Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. Nov 02, You can cut back anything up to your property line. You must take care, however, that any maintenance you perform on the tree branches does not damage the rest of the tree. If your actions cause damage or ultimately kill a neighbor’s tree, you may be found liable for up to three times the replacement cost of the bushmulch.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.
Sep 19, The short answer, therefore, is that a Neighbour is entitled to cut back any tree branches which overhang their property, and in doing so are not Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. May 19, You are legally entitled to trim back hedges or branches of overgrown trees or hedges if they fall into your property from a neighbour's property or public area.
It is important to note that you are only legally entitled to trim up to the property boundary and no further. If a tree is growing in your garden but branches are overhanging neighbouring property, then the neighbour has a right to cut back the branches. The branches do however remain your property, and they should offer them to you.
When a felling licence is required. For trees growing outside of private gardens to be felled, a felling licence may be required.
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If the tree or group of trees to be felled amount. Dec 16, Staffordshire News Published: Dec 16, A homeowner has been hit with a £ bill after cutting down trees on council owned land without permission.
Cannock Chase Council.