Q: If a neighbor did major work next to your property line to run storm water pipes on to your property should you be told
And to find out the neighbor had been plotting this move for over a year after the head of soil and conservation advised neighbor not to block the watercourse THATS been their for 100+ years so the neighbor gets a permit to put in a WMSC and now we are getting all of the pollutions from the subdivision and it’s not regulated (the flow of water) at and plus we have a 1/4 acre pond and the neighbor did all of this with prejudice against me now it is affecting my whole family
But why did we not even receive a letter or at the very least a phone call but we did not receive any information at all and we have had our property for 36 years but the neighbor got to block the natural watercourse/waterway with a shed and gravel and is getting away with it because of zoning not knowing what is going on and the head of permits does not care if it’s right or wrong just if the criteria fits and never asking anyone’s opinion if there’s a better solution except the neighbor now there problem is ours
A: Your neighbor cannot alter the course of the natural flow of water onto your property. The permits and zoning do not determine whether he has a right to adversely effect your property. You have rights that should be enforced through a complaint for trespass and request for mandatory injunctive relief.
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