Appeals against tree preservation orders
Appeals are made to the Secretary of State. This must be done so, in writing, within 28 days, to the Planning Inspectorate, Environment Appeals, 3H Hawk Wing, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6PN Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Secretary of State has power to allow a longer period for lodging an appeal but he will not normally be prepared to do so unless there are special reasons for the delay in lodging the appeal.
The Case Officer who dealt with your application will be able to advise further on the appeal process if necessary.
For further guidance on the Tree Preservation Order appeals process please refer to the Planning Inspectorate website.
If you suffer any loss or damage as a result of your refusal of consent, in limited circumstances you may be entitled to recover compensation from the Council.
If you wish to make a claim, you must do so within 12 months from the date of your decision (or, if you appeal to the Secretary of State, within 12 months of his decision). Claims should be made in writing to the Regeneration Director, Civic Centre, Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1DR Tel: 01322 343434.