Is there a maximum hight for a boundery hedge
Province/Country relating to question : North Lincolnshire
Asked them to cut it but they just take no notice of our request.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
My nabour is just letting the boundery hedge get out of controle I want to know if there is a maximum hight this hedge is alowed to grow ?
The generally accepted height is 2 m but there is no absolute requirement to cut them down to 2 m. In order to for it to be actionable, the hedge must be a nuisance. In addition, the hedge must be evergreen. Assuming that you have exhausted all dialogue with the neighbour, then you need to make a complaint to the council for which there is a fee of just over £300. The following links from Richmond and Leeds will explain more than I can put down here. Ignore where they are from because they apply equally all over the country it's just that I chose those two links because they are reasonably easy to read and understand.
Rather than pay the fee to the council have you considered as asking him if you could cut the hedge yourself, it would be less costly than a legal battle.
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