Policy paper

Tree preservation orders: changes to the system in England

A summary of the main changes to the tree preservation order system.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This publication was withdrawn on

Archived and replaced by the new planning practice guidance launched 6 March 2014 on an external website.


Main changes to the tree preservation order system in England from 6 April 2012

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A summary of the main changes brought about by the Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation) (England) Regulations 2012, taking effect from 6 April 2012.

Published 11 April 2012