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Tree Officer

The Tree Officer within Parks and Burials, tel: 01307 473027, can give technical advice on tree related matters. The day to day care of trees in Angus Council managed/owned parks, woodlands, cemeteries, open spaces and Angus Millennium Forest are within his remit.

However, the Planning & Transport Division is the first point of contact in relation to indicative forestry strategies and trees that may be protected under the following:

Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) and trees in Conservation Areas are protected. Work that may affect these trees requires written permission from:

Countryside Officer
Communities Directorate
Angus Council
County Buildings
Market Street
Forfar DD8 3LG
Tel: 01307 473349

Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I contact regarding a tree that is overhanging my property?

Initially you should contact the land owner in the first instance. If the landowner is Angus Council please contact the Tree Officer (contact details below).

I am concerned about the condition of my tree(s). Can I seek advice through Angus Council?

The Tree Officer (contact details below) is happy to give you advice on all tree matters.

Can I seek Grant Aid to manage or plant trees?

The Tree Officer (contact details below) is able to give you advice on the various grant sources available.

How do I go about finding the ownership details of a tree?

In the first instance you should consult the neighbouring residents. If this is not possible, the Tree Officer (contact details below) will give you further advice.

Who do I contact for further information?

Tree Officer (Arboricultural Technician) - 01307 473027

Landscape Services Manager

Angus Council
Parks Services
8 New Road
Forfar DD8 2ZX

Tel: 01307 473846

Service Page: treeofficer.htm
Service Details Last Reviewed : 9 December 2013

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