Trees and hedges

Building Regulations

Building regulations do not apply to trees and hedges but foundations can be affected by tree roots and soil moisture.

Such matters should be considered when planting/removing trees or building new structures as certain tree species can affect foundations over 20 metres away.

Disclaimer - Wales

This is an introductory guide and is not a definitive source of legal information. This guidance relates to the planning regime for Wales. Policy in England may differ. If in doubt contact your Local Planning Authority.

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