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My neighbor is adding an addition and building right on our property line. He is digging up 3 to 6 inches of my property for his foundation excavation. What are my rights?

Semi-detached homes in Toronto. Can your neighbour build a 2-story back extension on the property line? Any boundary restrictions? The area in question is Woodbine/ Danforth -- above the Danforth, on a side street near Woodbine. ...

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"....

I am rebuilding my fence...

How far from my property boundaries am I required to site a backyard shed or a pool?

Can my neighbor and I simply agree on the location of the boundary?

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?

Building over property Line In checking my survey, i can see that two small additions were build outside the line. One over a public lane, and one over the front of the house, toward...

How can I protect my rights regarding a shared driveway and other easements?

Roof overhang encroachment My name is Peter and I live in a semi-detached home in Toronto. I have owned this home since 2011. About two years ago, looking at the rear of my home...