An arborist report provides an expert’s assessment of the safety, condition and life expectancy of a tree or a group of trees. Arborist reports are used for different purposes. The details in the report will vary depending on the purpose of the report.
You can use an arborist report simply for information. For example, you may want a professional assessment of the trees on your property so you know what tree maintenance is needed. An arborist report will identify any problems with the health of a tree. It will identify if it has any diseases or is damaged.
An arborist report can also be used for legal purposes. For example, if you need to obtain a permit to remove a tree. They are often required if someone is planning to carry out building work near trees. Property managers may need a professional assessment of the safety and structural integrity of the the trees on the property for insurance purposes, or to ensure health and safety.
An arborist’s report will give you a properly qualified assessment of your trees and make recommendations so you understand action you need to take.