Prioritize dead and diseased branches over healthy branches.
A TPO may only be used to protect trees and cannot be applied to bushes or shrubs, although in the Secretary of State's view a TPO may be made to protect trees in hedges or an old hedge which File Size: KB. Nov 20, A TPO or Tree Preservation Order, to give it the full name, is an order to protect one or more trees.
Okay, you had probably figured that bit out! Essentially the order prohibits the cutting down, topping, lopping, uprooting, wilful damage or wilful destruction of trees without the local planning authority’s written bushcutting.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Yes. When the council makes a TPO it will send copies to the owner of the property and any one else with a right to prune the tree or mine the land. Does a new TPO take effect immediately?
Yes, TPOs take effect as soon as they are made. This initial protection lasts for six months. A new TPO must be made permanent, known as 'confirming', within 6 months of being made, otherwise it will lapse. Owners of affected properties will be notified when the TPO. Apr 02, Tree preservation orders (TPO’s). If you live in a ‘conservation area’ then trees with a main trunk diameter of over cm are protected. It requires permission to carry out ANY pruning or felling (this measurement is taken at metres above ground).Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Mar 15, Anyone can place a request with their local authority to prune or remove protected trees however, as part of the process, appropriate justification must be provided either in the form of evidence such as a tree condition survey or other justification presented in an appropriate manner, usually by a competent industry professional.
It is important to note that the local authority will be looking for good reasoning for works to protected tree Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.