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Planning Circular 1/2011: tree preservation orders

Planning Circular 1/2011 providing guidance on tree preservation orders.

We provide an overview of the new tree preservation order procedures and explain how the requirements and the Act and the Regulations fit together.

The circular is divided into the following sections:

  • introduction
  • interpretation
  • general duty as respects trees
  • tree preservation orders
  • replacing trees
  • appeals
  • compensation
  • conservation areas
  • rights of entry
  • transitional arrangements
  • annex A, model form of tree preservation order

More information

Circulars contain our policies on the implementation of legislation and procedures.

Statements of our policy in circulars may be considerations to take into account in development plans and development management decisions.

tree preservation order circular.pdf

34 page PDF
251.7kB

Contact

Email: chief.planner@gov.scot

Telephone: 0131 244 7528

Post:
Area 2-H (South)
Planning and Architecture Division
The Scottish Government
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ

Published:
1 Feb 2011
Planning Circular 1/2011: tree preservation orders