Tree and Hedge cutting notice reminder

Louth County Council

  ROADS ACT 1993   Section 70

Roadside trees and hedges

The above Act obliges landowners/occupiers to remove dangerous trees on their land.  All landowners and occupiers are reminded that hedge cutting and trimming should be carried out on hedges adjacent to public roads.  In particular the topping and facing of all roadside hedges and trees is the responsibility of the landowners and occupier.

These works are to be carried out between the 1st September and 28th February each year so as to comply with the Wildlife Acts of 1976 and 2000.

Failure to comply with these obligations is an offence liable to prosecution.  For further information, please contact Louth County Council Operation   Section