Can Neighbour replaced fence without asking?

Can Neighbour replaced fence without asking?

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.

Can a neighbor force you to replace a fence?

If a fence is damaged or destroyed by a sudden accident or other cause and needs immediate work, either neighbour can do the necessary work without any notice and then recover half the cost of the work from the other neighbour, unless one of them caused the damage and is responsible for the cost of the repairs.

How do you approach a neighbor about replacing a fence?

When approaching your neighbors about replacing the fence, their immediate concern is going to be the cost. Let them know from the beginning if you plan to pay for it yourself or if you want to share the cost.

What happens if a neighbor damages your fence?

In most states, adjoining owners must share the cost of the fence. That obligation only occurs if the fence is inadequate or there is no fence. There are exceptions: If one neighbour damages the fence, they have to pay for the entire costs of restoring it.

Can a neighbor replace a fence between their property lines?

If it is on their property, they can do whatever they want with it. If it is on your property, no, they cannot replace it. If it is literally sitting on the property line, such that the fence is half on your side and half on their side, then the answer becomes much more complex.

Can a property owner unilaterally build a fence?

In California, the owner on either side of a property line can unilaterally build a fence, as long as it’s not a “spite fence”, exceptionally tall. If the fence is in disrepair, either owner can replace it; IIRC both neighbors have to share the cost. I first went to talk to all the neighbors across the fence.

Is there such a thing as a good neighbor fence?

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. However, many other types of fences look identical on both sides, and they’re often called “good neighbor fences” for this reason.

Do you have to give your neighbour permission to build a wall?

You shouldn’t make any changes to walls or fences without their permission. Before you can solve the problem, you need to know where the boundary between your homes is. This will help you to understand whose property the wall or fence is on or whether it’s shared between you.