Peeking in buildings, campers, garages, they say they have a right on private property w/o your permission and w/o administrative warrant. Actual ordinance says they have a right to inspect all buildings on the property, if they want to. The ordinance inspector says it's legal and the 4th... Read more »
An interesting point. If he sees a violation in plain view---i.e. visible from the street--they can cite the owner. However if they need to get on the property they need to ask permission. They can and should get a warrant. That they didn't is something you should contact the Pennsylvania Civil...Read more »
I live in an HOA community where main streets are owned by the Township. I am responsible for maintaining the sidewalk in front of my property. Between the sidewalk and the street is a 4' strip of grass considered common area where the developer planted street trees. These trees are 15+ yrs old and... Read more »
Hello, our development rain water drainage is backing up and flooding our homes since a new development was added next to us down stream of our run off. Our township was told by an engineer that our catch basin would NEVER pass code today and that is overflowing into neighbors yards, pipes can't... Read more »
As you and your neighbors already realize, this is a very complex situation. It's the type of matter that if litigated, could drag on for years in court and easily accrue very high legal fees. It would very likely involve expert testimony from civil engineers, architects, urban planners, and other...Read more »
AND NOW BE IT RESOLVED, that only Board Members or the Board’s agents may use the names, addresses, phone numbers or email addresses of homeowners for correspondence activities. Should any unauthorized individual use the contact information of homeowners on his/her own, a $50.00 fine may be... Read more »
You need to consult with an attorney who handles property issues in the County, for the reason that you may want to claim adverse possession if you can tack on the previous owner's use of it, and then get possession of the additional property. You have a defense to being compelled to take care of a...Read more »
We have a corner lot deeded 1882. There's a main road in the front and a road on the side. Over time a small shortcut to the main road was created on the side road through our lawn (prior to our ownership). The shortcut makes the intersection a "Y junction" with the left side of the Y on a... Read more »
The questions you ask can only be addressed after consultation with a lawyer. The lawyer would need to take a history from you, view either the property itself or good pictures, and search the title. Additionally, communication with the township or its counsel would be necessary to try to...Read more »
His son has left the trailer on my land since then, said he was going to move it, cleaned out everything he wanted from the trailer, including the wiring and copper pipes, and made a huge mess outside. Someone broke into the trailer in November of 2017, the son wasn't back until May of 2018, so... Read more »
It makes a big difference if the shared deed (a) recognizes the two individual parcels and references surveyed legal descriptions for each, or (b) everything is referenced together as a single tract, with a single legal description.
If (a): You would require consent by the mortgagee,...Read more »
If the house belongs to your uncle and you have no lease, he can force you to leave. It is possible that you could could sue him to recover the costs of the improvements you made to the property, but you would have to review all this with a lawyer to outline all of the facts, such as, whether he...Read more »
She lives in PA and the house is in WV. She said the lawyer was a PA one but sold the house and the occupants are currently living in it. She has yet to get paid and can't pay her bills so her health is at risk due to stress. It sounds fishy to me because the lawyer said they could get her $10k but... Read more »
My sister was given a piece of property from my mom. My mom has 2 houses on it. My sisters would be the 3rd. She took my moms rental house number as her property. She stated that 911 told her there can only be 3 houses on a pvt road. There is another house not related on that pvt rd.
If a stream acts as a border between two private landowners who controls the water? Can I walk the stream with my children without trespassing. Assuming we have no ownership and are just visiting the area.
There is a right of way through my property (a small 30 acre farm) to the neighbors (about 3 acres). The right of way uses our drive then goes through a field between two fenced pastures. The owner of the three acres is using the right of way more now than ever and is pulling farm equipment and... Read more »
If there is an agreement between the parties to re-locate the right of way, you can do that. If there is no agreement between the parties to re-locate, a lawyer would have to review any recorded right of way instrument to determine if the right of way can be re-located. If there is no recorded...Read more »
I own a trailor, i pay a lot rent on the property. I maintain my yard as per agreement. Now im being told who can be in my home and for how long and how many pets im allowed to have. My question is, is this legal if i own the home and not the land.
I own a house that my son lives in. On June 13th a branch took out the power lines. My neighbors n I called and a couple hours later it was back on. My son never told me they left the line in the yard. Went down today with my boyfriend and saw the line. Instead of removing the branch and lifting... Read more »
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