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Overgrown tree branches and hedges from Scothern road

Reported via desktop in the Overgrown tree/hedges category anonymously at 10:11, Monday 9 May 2022

Sent to Lincolnshire County Council less than a minute later. Council ref: 423971.

Tree branches and hedges overgrown the fence from the public road onto driveway and back lawn. It's also blocking the sunlight. Needs trimming

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  • Thank you for your report. We will investigate and make an update to this report within 14 days.

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 10:12, Monday 9 May 2022

  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Lincolnshire County Council at 15:08, Tuesday 10 May 2022

  • We are sorry we are not acting on this enquiry. This is a private boundary hedge and it is not Lincolnshire County Council's responsibility to maintain it. The hedge will have surrounded the original plot of land prior to its development. This means that regardless of the placement of adjacent fences, it is still a boundary hedge and legally maintained by the adjoining private property. Please note it must be maintained by them on both the highway and the property side. To find the owner of the land you could contact Land Registry at government/ organisations/ land-registry Thank you for reporting this matter.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Lincolnshire County Council at 12:02, Thursday 12 May 2022

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