by Samuel K. Darling, Attorney at Genesis Law Firm. John, like many homeowners, strongly dislikes his neighbor’s gigantic encroaching tree. Branches jut out and envelop John’s yard in darkness. Sap and sharp twigs litter both sides of the boundary line. He asked his neighbor to trim the overhanging limbs, but the neighbor vehemently said “no.”. Jun 28, No! Crossing property lines to trim or cut down a tree is not something you or your arborist can do.
Neither you nor your arborist may go onto a neighbor’s property or destroy the tree. If you do go onto a neighbor’s property or harm the 20186 Warrenton VA, you could be liable for double or triple the value of the tree! If the tree trunk sits entirely in. Dec 01, Statutes and Case Law. Boundary Fences: Virginia Code Sections, and Spite Fences: Local Virginia fence ordinances. Tree Trimming: Fancher treefelling.buzza, Va. Boundary Fence Rules.
Adjoining landowners are obligated to build and maintain (at joint and equal expense) a division fence between their lands, unless one landowner decides to let their land lie Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Aug 23, Neighbors Trees and Bushes at Property Lines. One of the most common points of dispute between neighbors comes from the growth of trees, shrubbery, and bushes. The planting of an acorn five feet from a property border may be meaningless in the life of the planter.
However, as that tree grows several problems often arise. 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 5/5. Apr 09, Consequently, we decline to impose liability upon an adjoining landowner for the “natural processes and cycles” of trees, plants, roots, and vines.” (Melnick).
Self-help means it will be up to you to remove the roots, limbs, vines, and other plant debris and not the neighbor who planted the invasive plant species.