- How do I stop Neighbours growing through my fence?
- Which way should fence face UK?
- What side of the fence is your responsibility?
- How can you tell if a fence is yours or your neighbors?
- Which side of a wooden fence is mine?
- How do you know which fence is yours UK?
- Which side of the fence do I own in my back garden?
- Do I have to tell my neighbor im putting up a fence?
- What can I do if my Neighbour won’t repair his fence?
- Can I put up an 8 foot fence?
- Who owns the fence between properties UK?
- Do I have to give my Neighbour the good side of the fence?
- How can you tell if a fence is mine?
- Can I paint my side of the fence?
- Which side of the fence is mine UK?
How do I stop Neighbours growing through my fence?
Under common law anything growing over the boundary line onto your property be it a vine, tree branch, roots you can cut it up to the boundary line and place it over the fence giving it back to the neighbor..
Which way should fence face UK?
The law presumes that the posts and rails will be on the owners side of the fence, therefore, the ‘good’ side goes towards the neighbour.
What side of the fence is your responsibility?
Which side of the fence do you own? Generally speaking, if both you and your neighbour are the owner-occupier of an adjoined piece of land, then you share equal responsibility for the dividing fence. This means you both pay equal share for the cost of installation and repairs.
How can you tell if a fence is yours or your neighbors?
Determine ownership by occupancy if the fence lies between or directly on the property line. Whoever uses the land up to the fence is considered the owner. If you have grass and mow the area directly up against the fence but your neighbor allows the weeds to grow on his/her side, then you own the fence by occupancy.
Which side of a wooden fence is mine?
The finished side should face toward your neighbor. Not only is this more polite, but it’s the standard. Your property will look a lot nicer with the “good” side facing the outside world. Otherwise, your fence will look like it was installed backward.
How do you know which fence is yours UK?
Title plans are one of the best ways to see which fence belongs to your property. Title plans may feature a ‘T’ mark showing many of your property’s boundaries, and who is responsible for maintaining them. A T mark on one side of the boundary indicates that the person on that side is responsible for the fence.
Which side of the fence do I own in my back garden?
Fence ownership: Who owns which fence? Is it true that every house owns the fence on its left side, as you look at it from the street? There is no general rule about whether you own the fence on the left or the fence on the right of your property.
Do I have to tell my neighbor im putting up a fence?
Do I have to get the owner’s permission before I erect a dividing fence? No, you don’t – you can put up a fence without your neighbour’s permission. However, you can only make a claim for half the cost of the new fence from them once they’ve erected a substantial building on the vacant land.
What can I do if my Neighbour won’t repair his fence?
Ask your neighbour to repair or replace the fence If you’re on good terms with your neighbour, a friendly approach to point out the state of the fence and asking them what their plans are might do the trick.
Can I put up an 8 foot fence?
If the previous owner of your property, or even you (before your needs changed) installed a fence that is now too short, there may be a solution. Adding a fence extension can create up to 8 feet of height for your fence.
Who owns the fence between properties UK?
If you or your neighbour has assumed responsibility for the fence, they remain legally responsible for it. If it has been jointly maintained by you and your neighbour (or not as the case may be) it may be regarded as a party fence and you will both be responsible for it.
Do I have to give my Neighbour the good side of the fence?
If you’re the courteous type and enjoy getting along with your neighbours, you might decide to give them the smooth side, but this is far from being an established convention and there’s absolutely no obligation to do so.
How can you tell if a fence is mine?
The answer: Fence ownership is determined by where your fence lays on the property line. If your fence is right on the property line between your neighbor’s property and your property, neither you nor your neighbor owns a side; it’s a shared fence and a shared responsibility.
Can I paint my side of the fence?
Who can paint or otherwise alter a fence once it’s up? Only the owner of the fence may make any changes to it, even where the other side of the fence is on neighbouring property. This means that if you erect a fence in your garden, your neighbour must ask for permission before painting or staining their side of it.
Which side of the fence is mine UK?
There is no general rule about whether you are responsible for the boundary fence on the left or right or rear of the property. If your property is registered at the Land Registry you can obtain what is called an ‘office copy’ comprising a title plan and register details.