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Dec 06, My neighbor who owns a house behind my house cut tree and bushes on my property. This is the 2nd time this has happened.
Here is the fast answer--NO.
He cut down one of our trees in 05/ while we were not at home. It was reported to Police and he promised us not to come back to our property again. He owned two lots and recently sold one of the lots to his cousin.
Jun 28, Hi Mary Jo, If the tree or plant resides entirely on your property, your neighbor cannot force you to prune or alter the tree or plant unless there is a safety issue.
It takes three or four weeks for your neighbor to get a surveyor out, but when the surveyor arrives, the weight of the lopsided tree has cause it to bend significantly away from your property.
They also cannot walk onto your property and cut your tree or plants. There would be legal ramifications to that. My Neighbour Wants To Cut My Hedge If you have hedge plants that are becoming a problem for your neighbours, they are allowed to cut back the growth that is inside their property.
Your neighbours are permitted to ask you to trim troublesome hedge plants and Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins. Mar 02, If the plant is now leaning towards your garden, it sounds like it would be prudent to remove it and come to some compromise with your neighbour about replacing it.
I'd just have another word with her and see if you can reach some sort of agreement generally, people are. Mar 26, “My neighbor’s tree has branches crossing over my fence. Can you cut them back to their side? And while you’re at it, can you cut all the roots that are in my lawn?” If I had a dime for every time someone asked me that question, I’d be the better looking version of Bill Gates.5/5. Jun 05, Your neighbor is not responsible for the foliage that grows over to his property but he is allowed to trim them back to the property line.
However, he cannot reach over the fence to cut them and he can't do anything to damage or kill the hedges. He can cut straight up but he can't give them a flat top.