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Anyone can set up in business and call themselves a tree surgeon or arboricultural contractor.
Anyone wishing to do works to a protected tree must first get permission, this page will guide you on this process.
We are responsible for council owned trees in streets, parks and open spaces, council houses, cemeteries and leisure centres.
Local Planning Authorities have a legal duty in the respect of tree protection and do so with Tree Preservation Orders.
It is widely acknowledged that the presence of trees enhances urban living. Aesthetics, living history, cleaner air, shade and wildlife are just some of the qualities that only trees can bring to an urban environment.
Certain trees and hedgerows are protected by law and must not be removed without permission.
Below are the answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning trees and hedgerows
The Notable and Venerable Trees document contains a list of Noteworthy Trees to be found within the Doncaster borough.
Follow the links for further information about environmental planning: