Appeal a high hedges decision

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When you can appeal

Your council makes decisions about high hedges.

You can appeal against a high hedge remedial notice or the council’s decision not to issue one if you either:

  • complained to the council about the hedge
  • own, rent or occupy the land that the hedge is on

There’s no fee for appealing.

Deadline for appealing

You must appeal within 28 days of:

  • the remedial notice
  • your council’s decision either to take no action, or to change an existing remedial notice (withdraw, waive or relax)

When you can expect a decision

Once your appeal is validated, you’ll normally get a decision within 34 weeks.