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Two trees have become overgrown and are blocking daylight from our property

Reported via mobile in the Trees category anonymously at 12:15, Thursday 16 September 2021

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later

The trees are overgrown and blocking daylight from our property. They also keep blocking the garden and paths with leaves.

Council ref: ENQ21905601

Asset ID: 0WYQ

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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 12:16, Thursday 16 September 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. There are no statutory or common law rights to light for a private landowner as relates to the presence of trees. OCC look at each individual enquiry to determine if any statutory works are required which may alleviate the situation. Unfortunately, on this occasion no statutory works are appropriate on the tree as described in the enquiry, and will not be carrying out any works on this occasion.

    Many thanks for your enquiry.

    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 15:27, Tuesday 5 October 2021

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