What are the new hedge regulations?

Hedge material shall be planted every three (3) feet on the center, at a minimum height of 36 inches high at the time of planting. Newly planted hedges have three (3) years from the time of installation to grow to the required maintained hedge height of eight (8) feet. All fence material that faces a right-of-way, including fencing not located adjacent to a thoroughfare, are required to have hedging, unless specifically exempt from the code. 

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1. When does this Ordinance take effect?
2. Why was this ordinance passed?
3. What happens if I need to remove a tree to install a new fence?
4. How will these new regulations be enforced and when?
5. How does this affect me?
6. What are the five (5) required hedges along Wellington’s thoroughfares and why were they chosen?
7. What if I abut a thoroughfare and don’t have a fence or hedge?
8. At what height do hedges on thoroughfare have to be?
9. What can I do if my hedge is not one of the required hedge material?
10. What are the new hedge regulations?
11. Where can I get more information for fence types, color, and materials?
12. What are the new maintenance regulations?