Hedges – Important Hedges. : Important as defined by the Hedgerows Regulations 1997. South Norfolk Council is the owner and creator of this data and it is updated as & when new cases arise. Important Hedges are created as a result of a notification (or other event) under the Hedgerows Regulations, which has resulted in South Norfolk Council serving a notice that the hedgerow is important and must be retained. This data is frequently updated, so we recommend that you consult with South Norfolk Council as appropriate.