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Overhanging vegetation

Reported via Android in the Restricted Visibility / Overgrown / Overhanging category anonymously at 19:10, Thu 7 October 2021

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 3048772.

Bushes excessively overhanging footpath blocking half of it.

Yes, it might be the homeowners responsibility in this case but I would hope the council may have sufficient means (maps, addresses) to request they deal with it rather than just way their hands of it. I'm not going knocking on doors in a dark night trying to guess when I'll probably get punched for my efforts.

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 19:11, Thu 7 October 2021

  • Thank you for your enquiry. A letter has been sent to the relevant homeowner requesting that the overhanging vegetation is cut back. A revisit will be carried out 14 days after the receipt of the letter.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:24, Mon 11 October 2021

  • 14/12 Passed to Regulation Team for further enforcement. Letter to householder to be sent week commencing 13/12 and final inspection to be carried out week commencing 27/12

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 09:51, Tue 14 December 2021

  • 17/01 An enforcement letter will be sent week commencing 24/01 and a further site visit will be carried out week commencing 14/02

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:40, Monday 17 January 2022

  • 07/02 Owner/Occupier is arranging for the vegetation to be cut back on 17/02. A further site visit will now take place week commencing 21/02

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 17:01, Monday 7 February 2022

  • 22/02 A further site visit has been carried out and the vegetation has been cut back

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:50, Tuesday 22 February 2022

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