10. Clearance to roads, paths and structures

The Council will carry out works to trees where branches are causing an obstruction to a public highway, right of way, access to a property or in contact with buildings or walls/fences.

Normal clearances are 2.5m over pavements and footpaths, 5.3m over the adopted road, 5m over byways, 3.5m over bridleways and 1-2m to buildings, 0.3-1m to walls/fences, overhead utilities and street signs/lights.