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; treeleaning.buzz trees within the public way or in the boundaries thereof shall be public.
Aug 18, If your neighbor’s tree has fallen on your fence, it can lead to a high drama situation. Knowing how to handle it will make the problem resolve smoothly. Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Who is responsible, when your tree, or a branch from your tree, falls on your neighbor's garage or fence or shed and causes serious damage? Trees that might have started out small and manageable have a natural tendency to grow and mature so that, in time, branches overhang a property treeleaning.buzzted Reading Time: 6 mins. Aug 29, Tree down in Andover, Mass. Courtesy treeleaning.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? Jul 16, Tree fell on fence and was leaning on fence for several days.
The neighbor told me he had people out looking at having it removed but they needed special equipment and access to my yard (which I said was fine that I just wanted it safe for my kids) and it could take weeks. Jun 11, I have a healthy tree in my back yard. During a recent storm, a couple of limbs fell and hit my neighbor's fence.
As the fence broke the fall, the limbs did not completely detach from the tree, They are still hanging on by a little of the bark, but leaning on, and hanging over the fence. May 22, I lost a tree and it fell on part on my neighbor’s fence, and he is becoming a bit belligerent over it.
The first thing you should do is review your homeowner’s insurance policy and see if. Nov 21, Neighbor's tree broke my fence.PM. Strong wind blew down my neighbor's tree. It fell down in my backyard. The fence was broken and part of the gutter on the roof also damaged. Neighbor had the tree cut and cleaned, but said he is not responsible. for the fence. Dec 01, This chart provides a summary of key Massachusetts laws relevant to property line and fence disputes.
State Statutes. Mass. 49 § 3 Boundary fence obligations. Mass. 49 § 4 Failing to maintain fence. Mass. § 1 Private nuisance. Mass. 87 § 11 Injury to trees of another. Mass. § 7 Willful trespass to trees. Remedies for Encroachment.