No development shall
take place until an arboricultural
method statement has been submitted to and approved in writing by
the Local Planning Authority. Specifically the method statement
1. Provide a schedule of trees to be retained
within 15m of the proposed building, including revised driveways,
parking areas, boundary or retaining walls and other associated
structures, the schedule to include the required root protection
areas as set out in British Standard 5837:2012.
2. Provide a specification for tree protective
barriers and or ground protection, either in accordance with the
above standard or as otherwise agreed in writing with the Local
3. Confirm timing of erection and dismantling
of such tree protective barriers and or ground protection, which
must in any case be installed prior to commencement of any
demolition or ground works, and be retained and maintained for the
full duration of works until onset of final landscape work or as
otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.
4. Provide a plan at 1:200 or better, detailing
the location of such tree protective barriers and or ground
protection, including annotation that such tree protection shall
remain in this position for the full duration of works or unless by
prior written agreement with the Local Planning Authority.
5. Require a sign to be hung on such tree
protective barriers, repeated as necessary, which clearly states
‘Tree Root Protection Zone, do not enter, do not move this
fence’, or such other similar wording as may be agreed in
writing with the Local Planning Authority.
6. Demonstrate by plan and section drawings
that all proposed structures can be built without the construction
process impacting upon the retained trees or required
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