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Planning permission could be implemented without felling TPO trees (Barney-Smith v Tonbridge)

Planning permission could be implemented without felling TPO trees (Barney-Smith v Tonbridge)
Published on: 14 December 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Planning permission could be implemented without felling TPO trees (Barney-Smith v Tonbridge)
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  • What is the significance of the decision for authorities and developers?
  • What is the statutory background to the case?
  • What was the factual background to the case?
  • Why did the court dismiss the appeal?

Article summary

Planning analysis: In Barney-Smith v Tonbridge, the Court of Appeal refused to allow a release from an undertaking not to cut down trees on a development site which were the subject of a tree preservation order (TPO). The cutting down of trees was not necessary to implement the planning permission. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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