Hey does anyone know how to handle a property line going through neighbors backyard outbuilding. Property lines are all messed up in the neighborhood.
Hire a surveyor to map the property and prove where the building is. Take that to your town/city building dept and/or zoning dept. They will have setback bylaws stating how far from the property line buildings need to be. They will then have the neighbor move the structure
@David Jorgensen Bryan is right. Have the survey done and go from there.
This procedure will help clean up any 'blurry' property lines you have in the future and will make it much easier for you to sell in the future.
thank you for the replies. I am having a survey done but didnt know to take the map to town building department and zoning department. Hopefully the survey will be done in the next week or so.
So I had surveyor come out and put stakes in ground yesterday and the line went through neighbors structures. Today I got a knock on my door from property owner next door giving me a survey he had done and telling me that he was going to pull stakes up if I didnt pull them up since his survey was right. Map from the survey I had done will be done soon. But the guy was pretty confrontational and was threating to take me to court. I told I am just trying to figure out where the lines are and we would get it fugured out but he just was a broken record saying his survey was right and that was it and to pull the stakes up and he would get law involved. So crazy.
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