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RE: Planning permission and TPOs

Subject: RE: Planning permission and TPOs
From: Chris Hastie
Date: May 23 2006 13:04:22
Reply interwoven with original for context.
On 23 May 2006 13:29, wrote:

I was shown a permission granting permission to prune a
branch off a Beech
tree which would have literally removed 75% of the crown of
the tree and left a
massive great wound. But the permission said the work had to
be inaccordance
with BS3998. Result was the permssion was worthless and I
told the client so.

I'm a great admirer of your gritty brand of common sense Bill. Trouble
is, the law is not endowed with such sense. I think you'll find it's the
condition that is worthless, not the permission.

Chris Hastie
Strategy Officer (Arboriculture)
Warwick District Council

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