Can I drill into my Neighbours 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 I access my Neighbours land to maintain my property?
Often it is vital for one neighbour to go on to the land of another to carry out repairs to their own property. Accordingly, there is a legal right that allows this under the Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992. Generally, if you go onto your neighbour’s land without their permission, you are trespassing.
Can I paint a Neighbours fence on my side?
Your neighbour doesn’t have to change a wall or fence just because you want them to, for example making it higher for privacy. You can’t make changes to your side without their permission, such as painting it. If the wall or fence seems dangerous, point this out because your neighbour might not be aware.
What happens if you only stain one side of a fence?
A question that customers sometimes ask is whether both sides of the fence should be sealed. In reality, if one side of the fence faces a neighbor and they choose not to stain or seal their side will discolor and yours won’t, without this affecting the structural integrity of the structure.
Can you repair your neighbor’s house without a permit?
When properties are close together, it can be difficult to repair or make improvements to your own property without accessing a neighbor’s property. Particularly within New York City, you will often be required to place protective structures on your neighbors’ property in order to get a permit.
Can you build a fence next to your neighbor’s?
If you want to build a fence next to your neighbor’s fence, you need to make sure that your fence is on your property line and that the project is in accordance with your local laws. In most cases, you can do it without having to worry too much about getting fined or sued.
Why is my fence on my own property?
One of the reasons for placing a fence entirely on your own property is to control that fence. Thanks Bus driver… but the gate is totally on my property, not the neighbor’s. The fence is on their property. The previous owners of my home purchased the gate & the neighbor’s bought the fence.
Can you enter your neighbor’s yard without permission?
You cannot enter onto your neighbor’s property without permission. Even homeowner associations, which generally have in the Declarations a right to enter onto property to make repairs have been getting into trouble for trespassing as more and more counties refuse to recognize that right…