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Jul 19, Section of the Texas Local Government Code State law giving authority to certain county commissioners courts to prohibit or restrict clear-cutting of live oak trees in unincorporated parts of the county.
Trees are often regulated by Texas municipalities. Be sure to also check your local code of ordinances for additional laws on trees. 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 shrubdigging.clubted Reading Time: 8 mins.
Jan 08, Contact your local utility company who will take a look and, if need be, trim the tree back for safety. (Note: utilities will usually not cut trees that interfere with your service drop – the line from the pole to your house – as that is the responsibility of the homeowner.) Fruit Trees and NeighborsEstimated Reading Time: 4 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: Roanoke TX. Dec 17, Texas Law May Allow You to Trim and Cut Branches Even with an Easement Under Texas law, even if your neighbor has the right to allow his tree limbs to hang over your property, you have the right to trim the leaves, and even cut the branches, if they pose a danger to your property or block your sunlight.
Be careful here, though. If the roots of neighbor’s row of backyard trees next to your fence have invaded your property, causing damage to your hardscape, and/or threatening your home’s foundation, suit in court for injunctive relief may be effective to force them to remove their offending trees, and to grind down the stumps to kill the roots, thereby solving your problem, and stopping the loss of your home’s market value.
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 campers.