Apply for consent for tree works

If you wish to carry out works to trees, you must seek permission from us before the works start. Apart from some exceptions, all works to a tree subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) and most works to trees in a conservation area will need consent.

You can use the same form to apply for works to TPOs and trees in a conservation area. 

Your application must:

  • state the reason for making the application

  • describe the trees to which the application relates

  • specify as precisely as possible the tree work that is proposed

  • provide adequate information to support your case

The quickest and easiest way to make your application for works to trees is to apply online using the Planning Portal.

Alternatively, download the documents below and return to us.

Download the forms and guidance notes below to apply for works to TPOs and trees in a conservation area within the Lewes District.

Tree works application form Lewes District Council

Tree works application form Lewes District Council
Summary: Use this form to apply for works to trees in Lewes District
File Size: 906KB
Type: Files / Images
Created: 28 June 2017
Last Modified: 03 August 2017

Download the form below to apply for works to TPOs and trees in a conservation area in Eastbourne Borough.

Covenants and conditions

If you wish to apply to work on trees which are protected by planning conditions or covenants, you can download the document below and return it to us.

Tree Work Application Form for Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Areas Eastbourne Borough Co

Tree Work Application Form for Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Areas Eastbourne Borough Co
Summary: Use this form to apply for works to trees subject to a tree preservation order or within a conservation area in Eastbourne Borough
File Size: 244KB
Type: Files / Images
Created: 05 July 2017
Last Modified: 02 August 2017

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