Should I get a party wall agreement?
Do I need a party wall agreement? A party wall agreement is needed if you plan on carrying out any building work near or on a party wall. You must tell your neighbours, provide them with a Party Wall Notice and come up with a Party Wall Agreement in writing.
Can you build without a party wall agreement?
Do you always need a party wall agreement? No, but you do always need written consent from the households involved. A party wall agreement is only needed if your neighbour doesn’t give consent, or doesn’t respond to, your notice within 14 days.
Can I attach something to my Neighbours wall?
Attaching plant pots, lights or anything else to your neighbour’s wall or fence will require permission! If the wall is on the right, then you must ask your neighbour. If you go ahead and attach something, then you can technically be prosecuted for criminal damage, although cases are sporadic.
Can I drill into my Neighbours garage wall?
unless its a shared party wall they cannot do it. To those saying that it can’t do any damage, that would depend on the construction of the garage itself. If someone drills or screws into your property without your permission, it’s criminal damage.
Who gets the nice side of the fence?
“The law presumes that the posts and rails will be on the owners side of the fence, therefore, the ‘good’ side goes towards the neighbour.
Do you split fence cost with neighbor?
If you and your neighbor are on good terms and you both decide that you would like a fence to separate your properties, the cost should be split equally. In this case, the person building the fence should foot the whole bill unless the neighbor offers to help.
Can I replace my fence without Neighbours permission?
Your neighbour doesn’t have to change a wall or fence just because you want them to, for example making it higher for privacy. You can’t make changes to your side without their permission, such as painting it. If the wall or fence seems dangerous, point this out because your neighbour might not be aware.
Which side fence is mine?
There is no general rule about whether you are responsible for the boundary fence on the left or right or rear of the property. If your property is registered at the Land Registry you can obtain what is called an ‘office copy’ comprising a title plan and register details.
Whose fence is it at the bottom of the garden?
The transfer or conveyance deed might state who owns it, but if it’s not in writing, then look out for any T-mark to the boundaries.The stalk of the ‘T’ will sit on the boundary and come out into your garden or property, which means that fence is your responsibility.
What’s the rule for garden fencing?
In your front garden, the garden fence protocol for garden fence height is slightly different, with the maximum height being 1.2 metres. The same rule applies for wanting a taller fence though, want a taller fence = apply for planning permission. Neighbours fence leaning into my garden, HELP!
How high can a fence be between Neighbours?
The laws actually state that a fence can be as high as 100 meters. However, this is only allowed if proper planning permits have been obtained. This means that any fence under 2 meters in height does not require a permit. This simple law has a few complications to it.