The Tree Officer within Neighbourhood Services, tel: 01307 473844, 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
- trees within Conservation Areas
- trees within Development Sites
- trees protected by conditions on Planning Consents
Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) and trees in Conservation Areas are protected. Work that may affect these trees requires written permission from:
Infrastructure Services Department
Planning & Transport Division
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 01307 473844
ACCESSLine 08452 777 778
Service Page: treeofficer.htm
Service Details Last Reviewed : 21 December 2012