Trees - protecting landscape, amenity and biodiversity
How to account for nearby trees when making your planning application.
When you need a tree survey
If there are trees within 5 metres of proposed building works/groundwork, you'll need to provide a tree survey and layout plan showing the species and location of the trees.
For more information please see SPD06 - trees and development sites [PDF 836kb] and QD16 in the Brighton & Hove Local Plan Chapter 3 - design, safety and quality of development [PDF 2.1mb]
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