Monaghan County Council

Comhairle Contae Mhuineachain


Important Notice relating to Hedgecutting

Important Notice relating to Hedgecutting

The Roads Act 1993 (Section 70) places a statutory obligation on all landowners/occupiers of land or structures to ensure that roadside structures, trees, shrubs or other vegetation do not present a danger to those using and working on public roads.

Hedge cutting should only take place between the 1st September and 28th February. Landowners should ensure that all debris is removed from the road.

Failure to comply with their obligations could result in Landowners / Occupiers of land along a public road being prosecuted.

Gareth McMahon

A/Senior Engineer

04th February 2021








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Original SMS Content: Important Notice to all Landowners and Occupiers of Land relating to hedgecutting