5 Things You Should Know About A TPO

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  1. Tree Preservation Order’s are made by the Local Planning Authority to protect specific trees;
  2. They have been around for over 50 years!;
  3. Permission is needed to do anything to a protected tree, or you may be prosecuted;
  4. Once a TPO is made it takes immediate affect;
  5. Planning permission over-rides a TPO. A TPO will be considered prior to granting permission but cannot be used to prevent a development that already has consent.