Decision details

Development Panel - WTPO/2019/0014 - 11 The Parklands Cockermouth - Pruning works to tree protected by TPO

Decision Maker: Development Panel

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




The report recommended that the application for the works to the trees is approved.


The Compliance Officer for Planning/Place Development and Housing introduced the item and went through the main issues as detailed in the report.


An application was to carry out pruning works to an Oak tree within the garden of 11 The Parklands, Cockermouth. Following officers obtaining independent advice from an arborist, the application was amended on the 31st July 2019 to reflect the works recommended within the independent report carried out on behalf of the Council. Officers consider that the proposed works are acceptable following the legal process explained in this report.


Members noted the representations received in respect of the application, the main grounds of which were set out in the report.


Councillor Smith moved the motion to approve


The motion was seconded by Councillor Grainger


A vote was taken on the motion to approve, 12 voted in favour, 0 against and 0 abstentions.


The motion was carried.




The application for works to the trees is approved.





Report author: Susan Hanley

Publication date: 28/08/2019

Date of decision: 27/08/2019

Decided at meeting: 27/08/2019 - Development Panel

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