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It was a neighbour.
Ihave been to look at this for you.
Whoactually owns the drive?
Isit half owned by each of you. with each of you having the right to go over theothers half, or as you'd owned by one of you with the other having the right togo over it all?
Isthe sign on your land or the neighbour's land?
Whatexactly is the wording of your right to use the shared drive?
I live in a terraced house. My house being the end terrace beside a lane. The lane leads to an area at the back of the whole terraced building where the owners of the houses, including myself, park our cars. I have one car, another neighbour has one car, one neighbour has a van, car, and motorbike and the last neighbour at the other end has two cars and a van. In the land certificate the lane and the land at the back is shaded. It then referes to this shaded area as equally owned by the the four houses in the terrace with each house having a 25% share of the land. There is no specific area of the land mapped out for each house but just that we each own and own 25% of the shaded area. The sign has been erected on a post at the end of the lane just before the land at the back and so is nearest to my property but not actually on the land I have sole use of but the communally shared land.
The sign is of very little if any effect and then whoeverput the sign up had asked for legal advice before putting the signing place, Iwould to have told him to save his money.
Whether the sign is there not, the only time that thiswould be actionable is in one particular person uses the space to turn roundall the time and it becomes a nuisance. Just because they might do it 10 timesa day does not necessarily mean that it is nuisance. In any event, even if itis a nuisance, on these facts, the nuisance is not going to be worth a lot ofmoney in compensation.
If the sign is on land owned by someone else, they are atliberty to put the sign of it it makes them feel better. It may deter somepeople from turning which presumably, is the intention. They are not entitled.However, the sign up on land which belongs to anybody else. The locationtherefore of the proposed that the sign is on is extremely relevant images onthe land, which is jointly owned the one person putting it there should havethe consent of the other three.
The other three are entitled to remove it, provided theydo not damage it because that then can become criminal damage.
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