Q I have fences on both sides of my garden that are in disrepair and need replacing. The fence on the west side of the property borders my neighbour. The fence on the east side of the property marks the boundary between my property and a public park. Do I need permission from anyone before starting maintenance?
A Whether you need consent will depend on where the fence is located. Generally if the fence is on the boundary of two properties then both owners will need to consent to repairing the fence. If the fence is built solely upon your property then you do not need consent from neighbours. The title plan for your property may assist in determining whether a fence is within the