May 14, Pennsylvania Law on Trees.
Trees: A landowner may use self-help to remove encroaching tree limbs (so long as he does not trespass on the neighbor's property), and thereafter recover his reasonable expenses from the trespasser.
The landowner will not be held responsible for any resultant damage to the trees. In the alternative, the landowner may. Massachusetts laws. MGL c. 49 § 21 A fence or other structure in the nature of a fence which unnecessarily exceeds six feet in height and is maliciously erected or maintained for the purpose of annoying the owners or occupants of adjoining property shall be deemed a private nuisance. MGL c, § 1 Public shade trees; definition. Sep 09, By Robert Nislick Massachusetts homeowners frequently have questions about the ownership of trees on their property and the right to cut overhanging branches from a neighbor’s tree.
Here are some of those questions, with answers, based on Massachusetts law. Question: If a tree trunk is wholly on Alan’s property, who owns the tree? Answer: AlanContinue reading Frequently Asked Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins.
Jul 20, The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an important decision last week on Massachusetts tree law. The decision, Shiel shrubdisposal.buzz (included below), discusses a property owner’s liability for a tree on their property. Background. The facts of this case are fairly straightforward.
The parties, in this case, were two neighbors, with one bringing a lawsuit against the other for damage. Aug 29, Tree down in Andover, Mass. Courtesy shrubdisposal.buzz Read our post on Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Here. Massachusetts Fallen Tree Law. Given all the trees and branches which fell across New England, the pressing question of the day is, clearly, who is responsible if my neighbor’s tree or tree branch fell on my house, car, shed, patio, grill, etc.
during the storm? The official website of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Find information and services from Pennsylvania state government agencies.
Dec 01, This chart provides a summary of key Pennsylvania laws relevant to property line and fence disputes. State Statutes. Pennsylvania 29 § 42 Owner improvements of division fence. Pennsylvania 29 § 41 Compelling Payment or Partial Construction. Pennsylvania 18 § Restitution for theft of timber.