Birch trees adjacent to public footpath encompassing street light and encroaching over my roof. Who is responsible for their maintenance?
Reported in the Trees category anonymously at 10:02, Friday 3 July 2020
Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later
Ref#0614-5817-7304-6148 job 2139271 Back in June I phoned trying to locate maintenance responsibility for 3 birch trees adjacent to the public footpath on Mill Green beside my house. They are encompassing the street light and starting to hang over my roof.
Council ref: ENQ20869579
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 10:03, Friday 3 July 2020
Thank you for your enquiry. We have assessed the trees in their location. The overhanging trees are not deemed to be part of the publicly maintained highway by Oxfordshire County Council in our capacity as local highway authority. You are advised to contact land registry to determine who is responsible for the land on which the trees are growing.
State changed to: Investigation complete
Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:01, Monday 6 July 2020
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