Complaint form: high hedges
Use this form to submit a complaint to the Council about a high hedge, under Part 8 of
the Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003. It should be completed by the person making the
Complaint or their representative.
Before completing this form, please read the guidance notes sent with it and the
leaflet High hedges: complaining to the Council. Please use BLOCK CAPITALS
and black ink.
YOU MUST PAY A FEE WHEN YOU SEND IN THIS FORM. The current fee is
The Council will rely on the information you provide so please make sure it is
clear and accurate.
1. Attempts to resolve the complaint
Please describe what you have done to try to settle this matter. Give dates and
say what the result was. Please provide copies of any letters that you mention.
1.1 Approached neighbour/hedge owner and asked to discuss problem
1.2 Asked neighbour/hedge owner to try mediation
1.3 Informed neighbour/hedge owner of intention to complain to Council
If you have not tried all the above steps, the Council might not proceed with
1.4 Anything else
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