Let me be upfront that I am not a lawyer, but.
To run afoul of the law, your neighbor doesn't have to chop down your tree. Its enough to just damage the health of your tree. For example, your neighbor has the legal right to trim branches of your tree if they hang over the property line. But if the trimming seriously injures your tree, your neighbor will be liable to you for the damage bushfelling.clubted Reading Time: 8 mins.
Aug 20, In addition, if you enter your neighbor’s property in order to trim, cut down, or otherwise damage their tree, you may run afoul of several other laws, specifically those found in VA Code § through VA Code § These laws concern “timber Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins. Jun 28, No! Crossing property lines to trim or cut down a tree is not something you or your arborist can do.
Neither you nor your arborist may go onto a neighbor’s property or destroy the tree. If you do go onto a neighbor’s property or harm the tree, you could be liable for double or triple the value of the tree!Missing: Irvington VA.
If the tree encroaches onto the neighbor's property, the neighbor may sue to make the owner cut the branches, even if no damage has been done. If the invading roots or branches cause serious harm to the neighbor's property or threaten to do so, the neighbor may bushfelling.clubted Reading Time: 8 mins. Mar 25, In the case of Rony v Costa, a property owner hired an unlicensed day laborer to trim limbs that crossed his property line from a neighboring tree.
Instead of researching the issue, the day laborer was turned loose on the trees like Jason in Friday the 13th. Except the trees were the unlucky cabin bushfelling.clubg: Irvington VA. Sep 12, If the neighbor fails to take action, you may trim the branches yourself, as long as you don’t cut any branches beyond the property line or trim the tree so much that its structural integrity or Missing: Irvington VA.
Dec 01, Statutes and Case Law. Boundary Fences: Virginia Code Sections, and Spite Fences: Local Virginia fence ordinances. Tree Trimming: Fancher bushfelling.cluba, Va. Boundary Fence Rules. Adjoining landowners are obligated to build and maintain (at joint and equal expense) a division fence between their lands, unless one landowner decides to let their land lie.