Can I force my neighbor to trim his tree?
Yes. By law, you have the right to trim branches and limbs that extend past the property line. However, the law only allows tree trimming and tree cutting up to the property line. You may not go onto the neighbor’s property or destroy the tree
Can a Neighbour cut my hedge without permission?
By law you are entitled to cut back the roots and growth of your neighbour’s hedges where they cross into your property, however you are not allowed to cut hedges on their property without permission. Similarly, your neighbour can trim your hedge on their property if it is becoming an issue.
Is my neighbor liable if his tree falls on my house?
Who Is Responsible for Fallen Tree Damage? In most states, if your tree or any part of it falls on your neighbors’ property and causes damage to their property through no fault of your own (due to a snow storm, winds, hurricane, or another so-called “act of God”), you are not responsible.
Will homeowners insurance cover tree removal?
Home insurance generally does not cover removal of the tree unless it falls on a fence, garage or home and causes damage. Sometimes home insurance will pay for removing a tree if it falls and blocks your driveway. Typically, home insurance policies cover tree removal up to $1,000 per storm
Who pays if tree falls on neighbor’s house?
When a tree falls over onto a neighbor’s property, that neighbor should submit a claim to his or her insurance company immediately. The insurance company is usually responsible for taking care of the damages. This is true if the tree fell over due to an act of nature.
What is considered a good neighbor fence?
A good neighbor fence is a fence that is shared between two houses. Instead of having a fence where one neighbor gets the “ugly” side and the other neighbor gets the “pretty” side, this type of fence is built so that both neighbors have the “pretty” side. Any expenses associated with the fence are shared 50/50.
Who is responsible for an overhanging tree?
Even if the tree trunk is on your neighbor’s property, you have the responsibility for cutting any branches that extend onto your property line. You are responsible for the cost of cutting any branches you choose to trim. You can cut back anything up to your property line.
Can I hang stuff on my side of the fence?
No, your neighbour can’t do anything to your fence; paint, hang, drill etc, etc. However, there is (apparently) no legislation that refers specifically to this, it is a common law provision based upon customs and court precedents. Politely ask/tell him to get his gear off your fence
Can my neighbor stop me from putting up a fence?
The general rule that applies in most jurisdictions is you do not need permission from a neighbor to build a fence on your property. He would have the right to refuse to allow any part of your fence to touch his land.
Can I throw my Neighbours branches back?
Ironically, even though the branches belong to your neighbour, you cannot simply throw them back over his fence. That could be deemed to be fly tipping of garden waste. Advise your neighbour that you intend to burn them or take them to a recycling centre
What can I do if my Neighbours trees are too high?
If you think your neighbour’s tree is dangerous, you can report it to the council – for example if you think it might fall over. They might ask the owner to make it safe or deal with it themselves. Search for ‘trees’ on your council’s website to find which department to contact
Is there a legal height for Neighbours trees?
There is no legislation relating to the height of trees and nothing the council can do to enforce a reduction in the height of a neighbour’s tall tree.
Who is liable when a neighbor tree falls on your property?
Trees can be tricky, but for the most part homeowners are responsible for what falls into their own yard. So if a storm causes your neighbor’s tree to fall in your yard, your homeowners insurance could help cover the cost of removing the tree and remedying the damage it caused on your property, after your deductible
Can my neighbor throw tree branches from my tree back into my yard?
Yes, they can. Your tree was most likely encroaching over your neighbor’s property so they cut it back. They don’t have to haul the branches away, because it’s your tree. If the branches cause damage to the neighbour, then the trees owner is liable.
Can I hang baskets on my Neighbours fence?
In law, an owner of land owns the air above their property. Here, once the fence is built on the boundary, the other owner is free to do what they like with their property, irrespective of your wishes. This includes putting hanging baskets on her side of the fence
Can a Neighbour attach a fence to my fence?
Can my neighbour attach or nail things to my fence? The short answer to this question is, of course, “no”. If you own the fence and you have not granted your neighbour permission to do so, they are not allowed to attach or nail things to your fence
Can you attach things to a boundary fence?
Basic rules for dividing fences You should not attach anything to a dividing fence that could damage it. In most cases, issues about dividing fences need to be solved by the owners of the properties
What happens if I cut down a tree without permission?
To summarize California law: Tree cutting now has three measures of damages: “(1) for willful and malicious cutting, the court may impose treble damages but must impose double damages; (2) for casual and involuntary tree cutting, the court must impose double damages; and (3) for trespass under legal authority (e.g. ..
Can I do anything about my Neighbours tree?
If you cut branches or remove a tree on your neighbour’s property, this is trespass and he or she may have a claim for damages covering the cost of replacing the tree with a mature one, as well as any remedial clearing, planting or landscaping work
What to do if a Neighbour’s tree is affecting you?
If your neighbor’s tree is encroaching on your property, attempt to resolve the problem with a friendly conversation. If that fails, you may have to contact the local government or take your neighbor to court to address the issue
How do you secretly kill a neighbor’s tree?
To do this undetected you would need to hammer the nails into the roots, remove a piece of bark and hammer nails and glue the bark back to the tree or build a tree fort or attach a sign to the tree using copper nails instead of steel.
How much does it cost to cut down a 100 ft tree?
Tree Removal Cost per Foot
|Tree size||Average height||Removal cost|
|Small tree||Up to 30 feet||$150 – $400|
|Medium tree||30-60 feet||$450 – $700|
|Large tree||60-100 feet||$900 – $1,200|
|Very large tree||100 feet +||$1,300 – $2,000|