Mar 30, Trees can be a huge source of contention between neighbors, but as a property owner, you do have certain rights. If your neighbor refuses to do the right thing and address the issue at hand, don't hesitate to explore those rights by contacting your local government office, HOA board, or even an attorney if you feel the situation warrants it.
Sep 12, The neighbor isn’t responsible for fallen leaves or acorns, since those are natural occurrences, but you can trim branches that extend onto your property. I have three trees on my neighbors. Mar 25, 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. Nov 02, Overhanging Branches on Your Property. 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. 4 /9. When branches from a neighbor's tree extend over the boundary line, the property owner has a right to trim the branches back- but only to the boundary line and no farther. Also, the. Aug 29, Neighbor cuts branches of my tree growing in his yard. I don't have a problem with it but he insists on tossing the cuttings over the fence into my yard. He is also reaching on to my property to cut branches that have the potential of growing into his yard and dumping these as well on my property.
Jun 30, Spann, S.W.2d (Tex.
App. – Corpus Christiwrit ref’d n.r.e.). Tree limbs that have encroached over a property in excess of 10 years may present an exception to the general right to trim the branches and limbs that extend over a property. To avoid liability, consider whether cutting the limbs will cause harm to the tree.
Mar 30, Trees can be a huge source of contention between neighbors, but as a property owner, you do have certain rights. If your neighbor refuses to do the right thing and address the issue at hand, don't hesitate to explore those rights by contacting your local government office, HOA board, or even an attorney if you feel the situation warrants it. The property owners have a legal duty to make sure that their trees do not pose a danger to neighbors or their property. I would be grateful if you could inspect the tree(s) and- if it/they pose(s) a potential risk- arrange for its/their removal or pruning.
Step 3. Ask for the neighbor's consent. Approach your neighbor and explain how his tree is infringing on your property or causing a problem, such as dropping pollen or leaves into your yard or pool. Inquire if he will allow you to trim his tree to fix the problem. Advertisement.