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All-in-one permit for felling trees

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

If you want to cut down, move or drastically prune one or more trees, in some municipalities you require an all-in-one permit for physical aspects to do so. You apply for the permit to your local authority or via the online service counter all-in-one permit for physical aspectsExternal link (in Dutch).

No felling during breeding season

In most cases it is not allowed to fell trees during breeding season, even if you do have an all-in-one permit for physical aspects. The breeding season lasts from 15 March until 15 July. During this period it is forbiddenExternal link to deliberately disturb birds, their eggs and nests or their deliberate destruction or damage.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO