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What can I do if a Neighbour damaged my fence?
Start by talking to your neighbour and asking them to check if their insurance will cover the damage. They will need to lodge a claim with their insurance provider. If you’re submitting a claim to your neighbour’s home insurance provider, you’ll need to prove that the damage was, in fact, their fault.
Can you make a Neighbour replace their fence?
It is important to know that your neighbours are not legally obliged to fix or replace a fence, unless it is causing a safety issue. If you find yourself in the unfortunate position where your neighbours are refusing to take any action on their damaged fence, a final option may be to erect a new fence on your own land.
Can you force Neighbour to repair fence?
Unless the existing fence is causing a safety hazard on your side, there’s very little you can do to force your neighbour to repair or replace it if they don’t want to. This is understandably frustrating for you, watching the fence leaning, rotting or falling apart, but legally your hands are tied.
How can I get my neighbor to split the cost of my fence?
How to ask a neighbor if I can replace our shared fence?
- (Introduce myself) “It looks like our shared fence is going to fall over in a year or so. Would you be interested in splitting the costs of replacing the fence?”
- (Introduce myself) “It looks like our shared fence is going to fall over in a year or so.
What is the legal height of a fence between Neighbours?
Table of Contents: Debating over boundary fence height between neighbours may not always give birth to productive solutions. You are aware that the legal height limit for a fence is no more than 2 metres.
Who pays for fence between neighbors BC?
If a property owner installs a fence completely on their side of the property line, the fence is theirs. And so is the bill for it. If the fence is on the property line, the neighbours on either side are, legally, equal partners in the fence. Generally, each must pay half the cost of building or repairing the fence.