The purpose of this web page is to provide examples of local authority procedures in relation to the above Act.

The information provided in Examples 1 & 2 below should only be used with the formal agreement of the relevant internal departments, such as Legal, Highways Engineering, Planning Enforcement and the involvement of relevant tree officer line management.

(The Association of Tree Officers does not endorse the examples listed below but hopes the examples will give some indication as to what some local authorities have in place as of April 2022).


Example 1

Liverpool City Council:


Example 2

London Borough of Camden: