Local Authority Tree Officer Locum

 Having worked as a Tree Officer for a Local Authority for a number of years Jason Trewinnard is suitably experienced to cover a number of Local Authority Tree Officer roles.

Planning applications:

  • Determination of tree information submitted in support of a planning applications and discharging of tree and landscaping Conditions
  • Informal hearings, written representations, reports for Appeals and evidence at Public Enquiries

 Tree Preservation Orders (TPO) and Conservation Areas (CA):

  • Determination of TPO applications, consent / refusal, informal hearings, written representations and reports for appeals. Determination of CA Notifications.
  • Enforcement, PACE interviews and Statement of Witness
  • Making and serving TPO’s, confirmations including objections / representations / modifications and Committe Reviewing TPO’s

Policy:

  • Policy preparation and writing, Strategy formulation and writing. Presentation to Committee for ratification.

 Tree related legal advice:

  • Duty of Care
  • Ownership
  • High hedges
  • TPO / CA
  • Subsidence

 Highway related tree management:

  • Associated budgets, surveys, contractor supervision, road closures.

 Enforcement:

  • Use of the Highways Act 1980 and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1994 for enforced removal of trees presenting a hazard to users of the Highway and persons and property, and reclamation fo costs

 Tree – related Subsidence and Insurance claims

Hedgerow removal notices and enforcement