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Overhanging trees

Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 14:14, Fri 16 August 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 1 minute later

Quince tree overhanging boundary and causing damage to felt on garage roof. Tree located on grass adjacent to boundary hedge of Stoneleigh. Access via Poultney Place. Also large cherry tree, again on boundary encroaching into boundary hedge.

Council ref: ENQ19840691

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:15, Fri 16 August 2019

  • Thank you for your enquiry. Individual landowners/householders are quite within their common law rights to cut back any overhanging vegetation to the point at which it crosses their boundary. The boundary is usually a feature such as a fence, wall or hedge. Landowners are allowed to cut this back as often as is required without seeking permission. Should the encroaching limb/s be significant in nature, we would very strongly suggest contacting the relevant local authority before carrying out any works.

    Many thanks for your enquiry

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 10:24, Thu 22 August 2019

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