Planning system needs changes

The planning system most definitely needs to be updated and changed. I saw someone actually needed planning permission to prune a branch off a tree. What a ridiculous waste of time and taxpayers' money.

The planning system most definitely needs to be updated and changed. I saw someone actually needed planning permission to prune a branch off a tree. What a ridiculous waste of time and taxpayers' money. Who on earth is in charge of this shambles? In the words of Victor Meldrew 'I don't believe it"!bill watson163 Harepath RoadSeaton