The Council will endeavour to promote the greening of residential areas.
To maintain and improve the quality of the residential environment throughout the Borough in accordance with the aims of the deposit version of the UDP.
The Council aims to survey and record all significant Council owned trees. This will also identify possible planting sites and enable the Arboricultural Section to move towards pro-active management schemes for existing trees. In areas of social housing the Council will encourage the planting of trees and shrubs where practicable in small open spaces and gardens.
The Council will endeavour to provide information leaflets on topics relating to the selection and care of new trees in gardens, mature tree care and hedgerow maintenance.