Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme

Leitrim County Council invites Applications for the above Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme, this scheme aims to encourage the cutting of roadside hedges/trees along the Public Road Network which need attention.

General Terms & Conditions:

·        Leitrim County Council will provide a Grant of €75 per km of roadside hedge/overhanging trees to be attended to along the Public Road Network.
·        This scheme is open to individuals, communities and groups of applicants/residents
·        Minimum length of road network per application is 1km
·        All Hedge Cutting must be carried out before the last day of next February
·        Applications are now open until Monday 31st January, 2022
·        Each Applicant/Group will be required to nominate a spokesperson through whom all correspondence will be channelled
·        Applicants will undertake and organise the hedge cutting works and pay for same.  Applicants must ensure that the contractor is appropriately insured and is compliant with Health & Safety requirements and confirm same to Leitrim County Council in advance of works

Application forms and full details of the Terms & Conditions are available as follows:

·        Roads Department, Leitrim County Council, Park Lane House, Carrick on Shannon
·        Telephone No. 071 9620005 Ext. No. 617
·        Email – roads@leitrimcoco.ie

Closing Date for receipt of completed forms for this scheme is Monday 31stJanuary, 2022

Hedge Cutting Grant Application Form 2021 - 2022.docx (size 78.9 KB)
Hedge Cutting Grant Scheme Terms _ Conditions.docx (size 49.6 KB)

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Contact Details

Roads Department

Park Lane House,
Áras an Chontae
County Leitrim.
T: + 353 (0)71 9620005 F: + 353 (0)71 9621982


South Leitrim Area Office,
Leitrim County Council,
Park Lane House,
Carrick on Shannon,
Co. Leitrim.
Tel: 071 9620005 Extension No: 606 or 604

North Leitrim District Engineer’s Office,
Co. Leitrim.
Tel: 071 9855033

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