A Tree Growing Over a Property Line Belongs to Both Neighbors, According to Our Neighbors Up North

A Tree Growing Over a Property Line Belongs to Both Neighbors, According to Our Neighbors Up North

A court in Toronto, citing the Ontario Forestry Act, has ruled that a large tree that extended over the boundary between two parcels is not the sole property of the owner where the tree has its roots. This ruling prevents one owner from arbitrarily and unilaterally removing a tree that straddles a property line. Click here to learn about this case, where you can access the decision for free as well as a press release from the winning attorney.

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