Category Archives: TreeSurv

Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs)

Tree Preservation Order (TPO) A TPO is made by a local planning authority (usually a local council) to protect specific trees or a particular area, group of trees or woodland from deliberate damage and destruction. It applies to trees at individual addresses and locations. Different TPOs have different degrees of protection and can prevent the felling, lopping,…
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TreeSurv: Elite Trees Unique Tree Inspection & Maintenance Package

TreeSurv Tree owners have a legal obligation to ensure their trees are in a safe condition, do not pose a danger to others and are not causing damage to other people’s property. This is particularly important for parish councils who have a long list of responsibilities for the upkeep of public spaces. Part of the…
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Protecting Our Wildlife: Bats

Protecting Our Wildlife BATS With thirteen of the sixteen species of bat in the UK known to roost in them, trees are an essential part of an ecosystem providing a variety of habitats for bats with some species relying exclusively on trees for roost sites, whilst others use them for just part of the year…
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Tree Surgery – 5 Day Notice

‘5 Day Notice’ If you have trees under a Tree Preservation Order and if your tree(s) is (are) diseased, dying or dangerous you can notify the local planning authority using a "five day notice" of your intention to reduce or remove the hazard by means of pruning or felling. The local planning department will usually attend…
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