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Request removal or cutting of certain trees, hedges, living fences, bushes within a certain period of time
Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)
Trees produce vital oxygen, improve the climate, filter dust and pollutants and provide humidity and air movement. They provide a habitat for a wide variety of animals, enliven and structure the cityscape or townscape and dampen noise. To ensure that trees are preserved, they require special protection - especially in densely populated areas.
If you wish to fell a tree, a permit may be required. You may have to pay compensation for the felled tree. A felling permit is particularly necessary if trees are subject to special protection.
The felling of trees and other woody plants is prohibited between March 1 and September 30. It is also forbidden to cut them down. You may only prune trees and other woody plants for maintenance purposes. If you need to cut down a tree during this period, for example because it is a hazard to road safety, you will need a special permit.
Who should I contact?
Please contact the district or the district-free city (lower nature conservation authorities) or, if there is a tree protection statute in your municipality, the municipality, office or city administration.
Which documents are required?
Site plans, descriptions and other information necessary for the assessment of the project are helpful. As further documentation may be required, it is recommended to contact the competent authority in advance.
What else should I know?
The text was automatically translated based on the German content.
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Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)
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