Do you split fence cost with neighbor?

Table of contents:

  1. Do you split fence cost with neighbor?
  2. How can I get my neighbor to pay half my fence?
  3. How close to my property line can I build a fence?
  4. Do I need a survey before putting up a fence?
  5. Can I build a shed next to my Neighbours fence?

Do you split fence cost with neighbor?

If you and your neighbor are on good terms and you both decide that you would like a fence to separate your properties, the cost should be split equally. ... In this case, the person building the fence should foot the whole bill unless the neighbor offers to help.

How can I get my neighbor to pay half my fence?

Your local council will be able to tell you what a sufficient fence is. Before you put up a new dividing fence, you should give written notice to the neighbouring property owner, including a request for them to pay half of the construction costs. You need to give them 21 days to respond.

How close to my property line can I build a fence?

Your jurisdiction may have laws about how far back a fence needs to be set on your property, which is typically 2, 4, 6 or 8 inches from the property line. Other areas will allow you to go right up to the property line.

Do I need a survey before putting up a fence?

Survey. Fence companies will require a complete, up-to-date, usable survey before they begin the installation process.

Can I build a shed next to my Neighbours fence?

You can build your shed close to your neighbor's fence, but do ask for permission and remember to leave a gap between the fence and the shed's wall. If this is not an option, you can instead use a pressure treated shed to avoid or lessen the damp effects.