Report problem with a council maintained tree

What you can report

Report problems with council owned trees using this service.

You can report an issue with a tree on land owned by us (Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council). This includes:

  • parks and open spaces
  • cemeteries and churchyards
  • allotments
  • council homes

Problems that can be reported include:

  • damage
  • fallen trees and branches
  • branches that are touching a building
  • trees growing low over a footpath or road
  • trees causing a trip hazard

You will need to tell us:

  • the location of the tree
  • if the tree is on private property or land
  • what the main issue with the tree is
  • your contact details*

*These are not required but will help us if we need to contact you for further information to help resolve the problem.

You should report any damage to footpaths or drives, caused by roots from street trees, to Hertfordshire County Council.

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Please contact us on 0800 111 4484 in emergency situations outside of opening hours.

Tree belts

A tree belt is an area where multiple trees are planted to create an environmental barrier.

Problems in a tree belt include:

  • litter
  • damage
  • overgrowth

Contact us to report a problem with a tree belt.