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Neighbor parking over the property line. Im having a problem

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Neighbor parking over the property line.

I'm having a problem with my neighbor @ 932 Butterfly Falls Ct

A year or so ago he stated parking vehicles off his driveway and towards the property line.

About the same time he asked me if I knew where the line was. I pointed it out to's easy enough to see the markers. He said the he didn't think that was right.

Over time he parked closer & closer and finally over.

I call city compliance and they told him not to park off the driveway. All was well.

Now he's parking over the line again and working on his jetskis!

I called the city

They said they no longer enforce off driveway parking.

So now I'm stuck.

I called police and got voicemail. No response so far.

I've seen 'no trespass' letters, but I'm not sure that includes vehicles.

I'd like a letter sent to warn him to stay off my property

My recommendation is that you get a copy of your property plat map that shows the property lines and include that in a letter to him that says by parking over the line he is trespassing. Yes, parking his vehicle is trespassing. If he was completely over the line you could have his vehicle towed, but since he is only partially over the line, you cannot. The police should be enforcing the trespassing issue. If he keeps parking their after receiving the letter from you, then you should call the police and show them the plat map and your letter and ask them to cite him for trespassing.
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