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Thank you for your patience. Does the current contract for $800 total per year have a cancellation clause at all?
I see what you mean. I would definitely get a copy of the contract to see what the terms are. It is possible that you may have to wait until the year is up before you decide to cancel the agreement or pay a fee to cancel the agreement; whatever the previous billboard owner and landowner agreed to will control. Otherwise, you could force them to stop, but then they may sue for a breach of contract, which could cost you even more in legal fees and court costs, so that may not be a good investment. So, the answer to your question is unless your contract says otherwise, no, you can't force them to move it. However, if the agreement ends at the end of the year, you aren't required to renew it. What other questions did you have for me?
I understand. Well, if there is a contract, then your options are what I had stated. If there is no contract, then you can have them remove the billboards because then they would be trespassing.
Ok, I see what you mean. If this is the case, this means that you can cancel the agreement at any time after December 31, 2017.
Let me clarify: you have the option to not renew the lease after December 31, 2017. Meaning that you should send them written notice that you are not going to renew.