High hedge appeals: procedure guidance

Information on the procedures for appeals made against remedial notices and other decisions of local authorities.

Applies to England


Statutory Instrument 2005 No. 711: the high hedges (appeals) (England) regulations 2005

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This guide explains:

  • do I have the right to make an appeal?
  • how and when do I appeal?
  • who is involved?
  • how much will it cost?
  • how will my appeal be decided?
  • what happens when my appeal is received?
  • what happens if more than one party appeals against the same Council decision?
  • what happens if I decide to withdraw my appeal?
  • who will attend the site visit?
  • who will be notified of the decision?
  • the decision

You can make an appeal on the High hedge appeal form.

Published 28 March 2013
Last updated 15 March 2021 + show all updates
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