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If you see a hedge, tree or vegetation that is blocking the use of public roads, please contact us  at roadmaintenance@dlrcoco.ie or phone us on 01-2054879. 

It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure that any vegetation on their property is not a hazard to persons who are using the road. 

Exerpt From The Roads Act 1993

 

(2) (a) The owner or occupier of land shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that a tree, shrub, hedge or other vegetation on the land 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 the maintenance of a public road.

(b) Where a tree, shrub, hedge or other vegetation is a hazard or potential hazard to persons using a public road or where it obstructs or interferes with the safe use of a public road or with the maintenance of a public road, a road authority may serve a notice in writing on the owner or occupier of the land on which such tree, shrub, hedge or other vegetation is situated requiring the preservation, felling, cutting, lopping, trimming or removal of such tree, shrub, hedge or other vegetation within the period stated in the notice.

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