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Overgrown tress

Reported via desktop in the Trees category anonymously at 09:12, Thursday 29 July 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

Overgrown tress on the road. Trees are overgrowing into the residential garden and are pushing the fence. Caller is worried that trees are might eventually brake the fence. Trees need to be cut back.

Council ref: ENQ21902061

Asset ID: 0X1T

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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 09:13, Thursday 29 July 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry, we have visited site and inspected the trees & vegetation as described in the enquiry. The vegetation present appears growing beyond the area that OCC maintains and is therefore deemed to be an adjacent boundary feature. OCC, as the local highway authority, maintain the HMPE (highway maintainable at public expense) from boundary feature to boundary feature. As such the vegetation present is maintainable by the adjacent property/land owner, and not the county council, to maintain as they wish. Should you require a more detail on this matter, please contact our highway records team at: Landandrecords@oxfordshire.gov.uk

    Many thanks for your Enquiry

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 14:23, Tuesday 3 August 2021

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