Question: Can My Neighbour Build Up To My Boundary?

Do you have to notify Neighbours permission for extension?

Extensions are also subject to similar regulations, and again if your neighbours planned work falls within the guidelines there is no legal need for him or her to ask your permission or seek planning permission..

Can a Neighbour object to permitted development?

No-one can object to an extension built under PD. Yes they can. If they don’t think the development is lawful, then they can object to that effect.

The height of fences is a matter of planning policy. To find out what is allowed in your area contact the local authority planning office. As a general rule, fences in rear gardens are allowed to be up to 2 metres high.

Can I overhang scaffolding into Neighbours airspace?

Extensions or other improvement – for these it is not allowable to erect scaffolding on a neighbour’s land unless they expressly give permission. Naturally, in both cases most property owners would likely appraise their neighbours of the situation and ask permission.

Can my Neighbour build right to my boundary?

The short answer is “yes, subject to serving a valid notice and following the processes set out in The Party Wall Act. The party wall act only applies to “structures” (ie: a wall with a foundation), it does not apply to timber fences or other screens.

Can my Neighbour build an extension on the boundary line?

Don’t Let Your Extension Go To The (Party) Wall Act 1996 (”) where you intend to: … construct a new wall or structure at or astride the boundary line with an adjoining property, or. excavate within 3 or 6 metres of an adjoining building or structure (depending on the depth of the works)

Can my Neighbour attach things to my boundary fence?

Can my neighbour attach or nail things to my fence? The short answer to this question is, of course, “no”. If you own the fence and you have not granted your neighbour permission to do so, they are not allowed to attach or nail things to your fence.

What is the 45 degree rule?

THE 45 DEGREE-CODE (Non-Terraced Property) To comply with the 45 degree code, First Floor extensions shall be designed so as not to cross the 45 degree line from an adjoining neighbour’s nearest window which lights a habitable room or kitchen.

Can a Neighbours gutter overhangs my property?

It is a well established principle that you own the airspace above your land, so if your neighbour’s gutters overhang your land then they may be a trespass, even if you cannot reach them or they don’t interfere with the day to day use of your land.

What happens if Neighbour objects to extension?

If your neighbours object to your plans, you can appeal and state your reasons appealing. Alternatively, you can amend the plans bearing in mind the reasons for rejection and resubmit the application. Therefore, it’s unlikely a neighbour is going to be able to stop you from building your house extension completely.

How much should a gutter overhang?

We recommend 50mm overhang into a standard gutter.

Does my Neighbour have a right to light?

Does your neighbour have a right to light? … A right to light may be acquired by ‘anyone who has had uninterrupted use of something over someone else’s land for 20 years without consent, openly and without threat, and without interruption for more than a year.

Can a Neighbour remove a boundary fence?

If your neighbour owns the fence and it is on their property, then they can take away the wall. If your not happy with this decision then you are more than welcome to erect your fence on your boundary!

Do Neighbours have to be notified of planning applications?

Notifying Neighbours Neighbour notification is required for applications for planning permission, planning permission in principle, and approval of matters specified in conditions. … The Council is required to notify those with an interest in “neighbouring land” of a planning application.

How close to a Neighbours boundary can I build?

If you are planning on building an extension of more than one story you cannot go beyond the boundary at the rear by more than 3 meters. This only applies when there is no other property on the land to the rear of your your home. The side boundaries can be built up to but you may need to factor in other considerations.

Do I need to tell Neighbours about extension?

You must tell your neighbour if you want to: build on or at the boundary of your 2 properties. work on an existing party wall or party structure.

Do I have to give Neighbour good side of fence?

Your neighbour is wrong if he thinks your are legally obliged to face the best side to him.It is a gesture of goodwill to do this and unless your neighbour is willing to pay half the costs they have no say.

Which angle is 45 degree?

A straight angle measures 180°. An angle can be measured using a protractor, and the angle of measure 90 degrees is called a right angle. In a right angle, the two arms are perpendicular to each other. When the right angle is divided into two equal parts each angle measures 45°.

Can you paint your side of a Neighbours fence?

If you want to change anything about a fence that legally belongs to your neighbour, you should ask their permission first – even if you’re only painting or staining your side of the fence.

How do you tell if a fence is yours or neighbors?

Determine ownership by occupancy if the fence lies between or directly on the property line. Whoever uses the land up to the fence is considered the owner. If you have grass and mow the area directly up against the fence but your neighbor allows the weeds to grow on his/her side, then you own the fence by occupancy.

Can I hang stuff on my side of the fence?

No, your neighbour can’t do anything to your fence; paint, hang, drill etc, etc. However, there is (apparently) no legislation that refers specifically to this, it is a common law provision based upon customs and court precedents. Politely ask/tell him to get his gear off your fence.