The local authority tree officer may require the information as part of your submission, or alternatively may have requested the information as a condition.
A BS 5837 Arboricultural Impact Assessment (AIA) is an important element of your planning process. This will result in you knowing exactly what trees you have on your site and the impact that they will have on the proposed development and that the development will have on the trees.
VALID tree assessment
We will use the VALID tree assessment method on any trees considered to be potentially dangerous
This will include any infrastructure requirements for highways and road access, visibility, lighting CCTV and services. It will also include mitigation of any trees that are required to be removed for the scheme, and an assessment of the proximity of the retained trees to the existing and proposed structures.