Decision details

Ash Tree Die-Back

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.   That the findings in the tree survey be noted;


2.   That approval be granted to fell unsafe trees by the Council due to Chalara Ash Die-Back tree disease where required on Council land, or as otherwise as falls within the Council’s remit as Highway Authority;


3.   That a Tree Surveyor be appointed and that Officers process the necessary establishment changes;


4.   That Officers pursue private landowners to take mitigation action with respect to Ash Dieback on their land, further to their duty of care, including enforcement action where required;


5.   That Officers continue to seek grants to assist with the replanting of felled trees in appropriate locations.

Publication date: 08/01/2021

Date of decision: 08/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/01/2021

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