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Hedge Cutting

Notice to Landowners & Occupiers re Hedgecutting

As outlined in the Roads Act 1993, all landowners and occupiers of land are reminded that they should take all reasonable steps to ensure that trees, hedges or other vegetation on their lands is not a hazard or potential hazard to persons using a public road and that it does not obstruct or interfere with the safe use of a public road or maintenance of a public road.

Please note in accordance with the provisions of Section 46 of the wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000 and in recognition of the value of habitats such as hedgerows for nesting birds, the cutting of trees and hedgerows is not permitted from 1st March to 31st August, except for reasons of public health and safety.

Donegal Co Council would like to thank the many members of the public who have already carried out this work.

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