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RE: Basis for TPO's

Subject: RE: Basis for TPO's
From: Howe, Ron
Date: Dec 22 2011 09:39:22
Hi Paul, 

Not a silly question Paul at all ... in my mind the tree needs to be
visually prominent to public areas and the wider landscape so, a
frontage tree gets full marks. They need also to be healthy and of good
form but, most importantly, they need to be under threat! However, if I
get called to a site because trees are being felled, especially on a
weekend, then the whole lot get TPO'd until they can be reviewed.
Critically though, trees shouldn't be protected in order to obstruct
development. I personally don't normally consider conservation issues
but, they could quite easily be a criteria in a more biologically
sensitive area.


Ron Howe
Principal Tree Officer
Mole Valley District Council
Tel. 01306 XXX XXX
Website - www.molevalley.gov.uk

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Hawksford [mailto:arborconsulting@xxxx.com] 
Sent: 21 December 2011 20:46
To: UK Tree Care
Subject: Basis for TPO's


Seems like a daft set of questions but:
 

On what basis does a TO subject a tree to a TPO?
Is it purely visual amenity, conservation, ecological, environmental or
all? 
Does the TO concern himself/herself with the geography, whether it be
urban, sub-urban or countryside? 
What relevent factors come into play? 
If the tree cannot be seen by numerous households and enjoyed by such,
does this affect the decision? 
In terms of expediency and development and if the development where in
secluded grounds, would the TO be inclined to TPO or not?
Is a judicial review the way forward in overturning the TPO, or does
this lie only on appeal?
 
I've trawled the 2009 amended Blue Book, but may be missing the
point........
 
Appreciate your reply as always..... and a Merry Xmas to
UKTC...........!!!!!!
 
Regards.


Paul Hawksford
Principal Arboriculturist
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