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Tree maintenance

We are responsible for the management of trees which are on council-owned land.

Not all trees in the borough are owned by Boston Borough Council. Trees that are located on highway verges are generally the responsibility of Lincolnshire County Council. Other trees may belong to local farmers, other private land owners, local housing associations and some trees may not have an owner.

For information on Lincolnshire County Council please use the following link.

Lincolnshire County Council

If you have any concerns regarding trees in your area, you can download the council's Tree Pruning Policy, this will inform you of what the council can do in particular circumstances.

If you require any further information on the management of Boston Borough Council trees, please read the document below.

For any other enquiries please call us on 01205 311112 or 01205 366007.

Related documents

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[25kb] Tree Pruning Policy Tree pruning policy

The documents in this section are in Adobe Acrobat format (pdf). You will need Acrobat Reader to view these files which can be downloaded from the Adobe website free of charge.