Planning Applications and Trees: Advice Modules

Module 1

Dealing with the weekly planning applications list

Suffixes:  Intro to which ones to check

Module 2

Trees in conservation areas

(/VP)  /VC
How to find Conservation Areas: Know your Place
Importance of CA Trees: What to do if you spot one.

Module 3

Getting to grips with the Planning Portal

Which ones to look at that are not /VC and /VP
Application Form – are trees affected?
Is there an Arboricultural Report?
Create your Comment profile on the Planning Portal.
Sending on your comments to the Bristol Tree Forum.

Module 4

BCCs Planning Policies

Development Framework Core Strategy BCS9
Site Allocations and Development Management DM15 to DM22
Planning Obligations Supplementary Planning Document BTRS

Module 5

TPOs and S211 Town & Country Planning Act 1990

Tree Preservation Orders & TEMPO
How to find if a Tree has a TPO

Module 6

Part 1 – Bristol Council Tree Policies

BCC Tree Management Policy
BCC Report a Problem with a Tree

Part 2 – Reporting a problem with a tree

Module 7

Finding, Funding and Planting

Finding where Trees Are: PinPoint
Funding Sources
Tree Sponsorship
Tree Stumps
Area Committee s106 example

Module 8

Worked Examples to show the Tabs on the Planning Portal

 e.g. /F Householder applying to demolish a garage and build.

? Affects major trees ?

e.g. /VC Report, Decision, TPO and TEMPO assessment

BTF Planning Portal.