Decision details

Tree Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Executive Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Councillor N Furey introduced the report of the Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing & Resources, which sought approval of the proposed Tree Policy.


The Minute of the Executive Overview & Scrutiny Committee had been circulated prior to the meeting.


In reaching the decision below, Cabinet considered the report before it and the recommendations contained therein.


RESOLVED:   A.     That the Minute of the Executive Overview and Scrutiny Committee, set out in Appendix 4 to the report, be noted.


B.     That the Tree Policy attached as Appendix 1 to the report be approved.


C.     That delegated authority be given to the Head of Environmental Services in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holder to make amendments to the Tree Policy during the lifetime of the document.


D.     That the Tree Policy be reviewed and updated with new national legislation, including Biodiversity Net Gain, updates to the Climate Change Act 2008 or local policy, such as the update to the Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan that is published.

Report author: Kathryn Sephton

Publication date: 22/11/2023

Date of decision: 21/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 21/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/11/2023

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