We have powers to adjudicate in disputes between neighbours regarding the height of certain types of hedge. We'll adjudicate on complaints in accordance with guidance from the Department of Communities and Local Government.
Further information on high hedges is available on the gov.uk website.
Schedule of fees
The cost of a complaint regarding high hedges is £665.50.
Schedule of refunds
- 75% of fee paid to be refunded if the complaint is withdrawn before any letters have been sent by us
- 25% of fee to be refunded if the complaint is withdrawn within 28 days of dispatch of initial letters by us
- 10% of fee to be refunded if the complaint is withdrawn at any time after 28 days from dispatch of initial letters and before any decision letter is sent
You can make a high hedge complaint using our complaints form which is also attached to this page under the related documents section.
Find out more about reporting tree issues.