New Mexico Land Use & Zoning Questions & Answers

Q: I keep having people from the electric, gas company etc. trample trees, shrubs and removing no/ trespass signs, can I do

1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning for New Mexico on
Answered on Jan 27, 2014

You need to take action at the time you know it happens. Log the date, write down what they did and photograph the damage. Then send a demand letter to the company that is destroying your property or stealing your sign and tell them to cease and desist and that if they continue you will file a lawsuit against them in Magistrate Court. You can also just write the utiltity companies directly with your proof and submit a claim to them for the damage they have done. Obviously keep copies of...

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