Mills & Reeve

‘High hedges’ appeals

By Caroline Bywater

A recent ‘high hedges’ appeal case concerned a successful application for the terms of a remedial notice to be varied. In the case, Rochford District Council had issued a remedial notice requiring the property owner, R, to reduce the height of one of his hedges. On appeal by R’s neighbour, C, a planning inspector, decided to vary the remedial notice, thus requiring R to further reduce the height of the hedges. R applied for judicial review of the decision to vary the remedial notice…

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