Apply for a planting licence

Apply for a licence to plant trees, shrubs or flowers on highway land.

  • This form will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.
  • Please allow yourself enough time to complete this form in one session as there is not an option to save and come back to it later.
  • The questions marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory and require an answer. You do not have to answer all of the other questions, but it would help us if you do.
  • You can attach a plan to this form by uploading it from the device you are using (such as computer, tablet).

Details of licensee

Enter your first name.
Enter your last name.
Enter an email address where we can write to you.
Enter a daytime phone number that we can ring you on. This can be a mobile or land line number.
Enter another phone number we can reach you on. This can be a mobile or land line number.
Select an option below.


Address of the property adjoining the highway

Enter the address name or number. This could a flat, house or building name or number.
Enter the first line of the address. This could be the street name.
Enter the second line of the address if you need to. This could be the village name.
Enter the town or city of the postal address.
Enter the postcode, with or without spaces.

Planting details

Enter the name of the street or road in which the planting scheme is to be carried out.
Select an option below.


Enter details of the plants you wish to plant.
Enter the date using numbers following the format dd/mm/yyyy, for example 01/12/1980.
Enter the maximum depth.
Upload a plan/drawing showing the precise location of the proposed planting scheme and possible sight lines which have to be preserved.
Tick to confirm you agree.

Submitting your form

Click the submit button only once.

Please be patient as it will take a few moments to process your form and redirect you to our confirmation page.

 

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