Damage To Private Property By Neighbour

Can my neighbour cut down a tree planted on my property on grounds that it is encroaching his airspace or obstructing his free passage?

Answer (1)

Karishma Pandit

Karishma Pandit

  • Sector-1, Noida

Neither he nor his arborist may come onto your property or destroy the tree. If he does so and come onto your property or harm the tree, he could be liable for double or triple the value of the tree! If the tree trunk sits entirely in your neighbour's yard, they're the owner.

Answered on 07 Aug 2019


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