Pruning a tree with a TPO

Is it OK to prune a tree with a preservation order on it? Does it need a special permit or a specialist to do it?

Asked by Patrick on 3rd Sep 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"You need to get permission from your council and they will send a tree officer out to see if it needs doing they are very strict on any work been done on trees with a TPO. And if they do allow you I would recommend get a professional in just so nothing can come back on you. Otherwise you could end up with a hefty fine"
Answered on 4th Sep 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"Yes you need a qualified arborist an the council will say what you can an can’t do too the tree"
Answered on 4th Sep 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
"You will have to apply for it with your local councils tree inspection officer"
Answered on 5th Sep 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"Unless the tree is dangerous you need permission to do any works to a tree with a T.P.O. and yes it would need be done by a professional"
Answered on 3rd Sep 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"You are not allowed to touch the tree at all
A tpo stops u doing anything to it
U need permission from.council"
Answered on 3rd Sep 2022 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
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