Tree Preservation Order (TPO)
A TPO is made by the council to protect specific trees, groups/areas of trees and woodlands in the interests of amenity. An Order prohibits the:
- cutting down,
- wilful damage, or
- wilful destruction of trees without the local planning authority’s written consent (exemptions apply).
For further information please view the GOV.UK website.
A tree works form can be downloaded from our planning applications forms section.