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Can My Neighbor Force Me To Remove My Tree?
Topics tree trimming tree removal hiring a tree care company.
According to the law, your tree can constitute a nuisance if it interferes with your neighbor’s property and their right to enjoy it. If this is the case, your neighbor can make you cut your tree in the following ways: Talk to you- Your neighbor can ask you politely to trim or remove the tree.
To run afoul of the law, your neighbor doesn't have to chop down your tree. Its enough to just damage the health of your tree. For example, your neighbor has the legal right to trim branches of your tree if they hang over the property line. But if the trimming seriously injures your tree, your neighbor will be liable to you for the damage done.
In some cases, unruly neighbors take these matters into their own hands and cut their neighbor's trees down, often causing a court battle over who was right and what the other owes. This is especially true in cases where the tree in question has caused any amount of damage to any of the property on the other side of the property treedelimbing.barted Reading Time: 3 mins. Mar 26, In the case of Rony v Costa, a property owner hired an unlicensed day laborer to trim limbs that crossed his property line from a neighboring tree.
Instead of researching the issue, the day laborer was turned loose on the trees like Jason in Friday the 13th. Except the trees were the unlucky cabin campers.5/5.
Gene Bloom on April 17, at am.
Mar 19, Yes, he does. As long as he cuts only the parts of the tree that goes over to his own side of the fence, he can do so without having to ask for your permission. But there’s a catch. An individual is only allowed to trim a neighbor’s tree up to the property line. He may not enter the neighbor’s property to trim or destroy the treedelimbing.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Dec 06, My neighbor intentionally cut trees and bushes on my property to have better view from his hill side home. My neighbor who owns a house behind my house cut tree and bushes on my property. This is the 2nd time this has happened. He cut down one of our trees.