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Trees and Forestry
Welcome to the Highland Council Forestry website!
A series of guidance leaflets are to be produced, covering the following:
- Tree Preservation Orders and Conservation Areas
- Trees and development
- Tree planting
- Tree care and management
For enquiries relating to trees on Council owned land, please contact your local Area Housing Office or area Community Works Officer (Transport, Environment & Community Services).
Forestry Act 1967
You normally need to get permission from the Forestry Commission Scotland to fell growing trees. Any felling carried out without a license or other permission is an offence, unless it is covered by an exemption.
For further guidance, please contact:
Forestry Commission Scotland,
Telephone: 01349 862 144.