Planning policy: planning explained


Guidance Notes for Works to Trees

Guidance Notes for: Application for Tree Works: Works to Trees Subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) and/or Notification of Proposed Works to Trees in Conservation Areas (CA) (Town and Country Planning Act 1990).
Department for Communities and Local Government, unknown date.
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Felling Licences

To help protect Britain’s forests, a felling licence from the Forestry Commission is required to fell trees. It is an offence to fell trees without a licence if an exemption does not apply. The overall process is described in a Quick Guide and full details are available.
Forestry Commission, 2014.
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Planning on the Doorstep: The Big Issues – Green Belt

Green Belt continues to be a huge issue for councils and communities across the country; an issue that councillors face regularly on the doorsteps of their electorate. This advice note looks at the reality of plan-making and the Green Belt, how planning process works with Green Belt issues and the potential inclusion in development plans.
Local Government Association and Planning Advisory Service, 2015.
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