Decision Maker: Development Panel
Decision status: Implemented
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The report recommended that the Tree Preservation Order No.4 of 2019 for the Sycamore (T1), Scots Pine (T2) and Horse Chestnut (T3) at Land Adjacent to the Old Pumphouse, Papcastle Road, Cockermouth be confirmed.
The Planning Officer introduced the item and went through the main issues as detailed in the report.
A Tree Preservation Order was made on the 11th March 2019 following the receipt of a Section 211 Notice to carry out various works to trees on the land adjacent to Old Pumphouse, Papcastle Road, Papcastle, Cockermouth. Officers considered that the three trees merited protection following the legal process explained in this report.
The Officer also explained that all three of the trees merit TPOs as per the TEMPO assessment that was carried out.
Members noted the representations received in respect of the application, the main grounds of which were set out in the report.
Members asked questions of the officers and debate ensued in relation to the TEMPO assessment and the situation of the trees in relation to the nearby dwellings.
Councillor Farebrother moved the motion to confirm the TPO
This motion was seconded by Councillor Munby
A vote was taken on the motion to confirm, 11 voted in favour, 0 against and 0 abstentions.
The motion was carried.
The tree preservation order No.4 of 2019 for the Sycamore (T1), Scots Pine (T2) and Horse Chestnut (T3) at Land Adjacent to the Old Pumphouse, Papcastle Road, Cockermouth is confirmed.
Report author: Susan Hanley
Publication date: 28/08/2019
Date of decision: 27/08/2019
Decided at meeting: 27/08/2019 - Development Panel