Commentary

555 Appeals against decisions relating to hedgerows

AGRICULTURE vol 2(2)
| Commentary

555 Appeals against decisions relating to hedgerows

| Commentary

555 Appeals against decisions relating to hedgerows

Any person on whom a hedgerow retention notice or a notice under the Hedgerows Regulations 1997 requiring the planting of a hedgerow1 is served may within 28 days from the date of service appeal to the Secretary of State stating the grounds for the appeal and serving notice on the local planning authority2.

The Secretary of State will give to the appellant and local planning authority the opportunity to be heard and can convene a local inquiry for this purpose3.

In determining an appeal, the Secretary of State

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