High hedges: complaining to the council

Guidance on what complaints local authorities can consider and how they will deal with them.



This guide explains the powers that local authorities have to deal with disputes between neighbours about high hedges. It also explains how home owners and occupiers can complain to the local authority about such hedges.

Updates to this page

Published 19 January 2007
Last updated 18 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated guide.

  2. First published.

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