You can submit your application online using the Planning Portal Website. Apply online Alternatively, you can send your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org or post it to: Development Management South Staffordshire Council Council Offices Wolverhampton Road Codsall South Staffordshire WV8 1PX There is no fee for a tree works application. Application form and guidance note If you are submitting your application by email or post, you can download an application form to fill in. To assist you with completing your application correctly, please read and follow the guidance note. Tree Works Application Form Guidance Note Before submitting your application, you may wish to seek advice from a trained tree surgeon with regards to the type of work that is needed to be carried out to the tree. Timescales Once an application is received and validated, the applicant or agent will be notified. The council will assess the application and give you our decision. Works to a TPO(s) or works to a TPO(s) within a CA - 8 weeks after receiving your application. Works to a tree(s) in a Conservation Area – 6 weeks after receiving your application. If you get consent for tree works, we recommend that you use a trained tree surgeon to carry out the work.