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Is it legal for my neighbour to build an entrance way leading into our mutual drive-way? The property next to ours was recently sold to a developer who has begun major renovations on the property, these include a 15 foot addition to the rear...

October 2018


Are neighbours allowed to have their cement walkway up to the property line? Every year, approximately the month of September, my neighbor tears apart their cement walkway only to build a new cement walkway that looks more "fashionable"....

Do I have to tear down my carport? We live in the country and have an acre of land. Recently, we had a carport built. The contractor who built it took it out further than we had discussed...

October 2018


My neighbour wants to cut down a tree that provides privacy and shade for my backyard. It’s growing on the property line, so who owns it?

We have an old willow tree with branches that hang over the backyard of our next-door neighbour’s property. They say the tree’s branches are blocking the sunlight for their garden and they want to cut the branches growing over their property. I fear t

Builder accessed my property to get to property beside me. I built a new house in a new development the lot to the north is not yet developed (corner lot) and the lot to the south is now under construction. My...

October 2016


Fence post centre of property one Can I legally put fence post centered on property line with out neighbour consent? In reading the line fence act it appears as far as I can make out...

August 2016


Really old property marker pins How much weight do these things carry against a survey? My neighbor seems to think he owns 2 feet past his house towards my house but the property pin...

July 2016


Possible dispute ahead It's complicated. We got new neighbours at the cottage 10 years ago. Immediately, they started asking "would you mind..." if we put up a satellite dish,...

June 2016


Messy situation - neighbour's driveway encroaching - house for sale Looking for some input, we have owned our home since 1970, in 1995 we wanted to divide our lot and build a second home. So we had the land surveyed,...

April 2016