| Commentary

139 Tree preservation orders

| Commentary

(b) Tree preservation orders

139 Tree preservation orders

‘Tree preservation orders’, under the Town and Country Planning legislation, is intended to preserve old established trees1. A local authority has power to make an order for the preservation of a tree or group of trees or woodlands to prohibit felling, topping, lopping or uprooting, wilful damage or wilful destruction of the listed trees without consent and for the planting of trees2.

Notice of any proposed order must be served on the persons interested in the land affected by the order, and objections must be made in writing by the date specified in the

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