The Society has submitted its response on the TPO consultation. See the letter and detailed response below.
Local Environmental Quality
Planning - Environment
Communities and Local Government
20th December 2010
Dear Mr Annett
Re: CONSULTATION TREES
Thank you for consulting the Planning Officers Society on the above draft guidance. We represent the most senior professionals and managers of planning functions in the English local authorities. We set out to:
The Planning Officers Society broadly welcomes the aims to consolidate legislation and streamline the Tree Preservation Order system. Although the changes are broadly positive there are some areas of concern, which are set out in the response.
We would be happy to discuss any of the above points if you need further clarification etc. Please contact John Walker on 020 7641 2524 who will be pleased to assist.
c/o Broadland District Council, Thorpe Lodge, 1 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe St. Andrew, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0DU
To download and read a copy of the detailed response click here