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Gunn , I have built a log cabin on top of a piece of
I have built a log cabin on top of a piece of land that i have maintained for over 12 years since moving into my current property in 2001, one of our neighbours has made a complaint about our erection of said log cabin and we have received a letter saying we need to be assessed for planning permission. The building is 3.5 mfr in height and 5 x 4 m in size. we erected this with the belief that we did not need planning permission and that we were entitled to the land as we have maintained it since 2001. can you offer any advice on this? we plan to use this occasionally as a gym or put our computer in it to do paperwork. … read more
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I have a property which has 3 neighbours to the right of me,
I have a property which has 3 neighbours to the right of me, I am an end terrace and their kids and them are constantly using it to access their back garden when they can access it by going through th… read more
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The garden ground of Property A is bounded by a 1-metre high
The garden ground of Property A is bounded by a 1-metre high stone wall lying wholly within the curtilage of the neighbouring Property B. The wall in Property B has been neglected by its owner for yea… read more
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A neighbour has erected a childs playhouse at the bottom of
A neighbour has erected a child's playhouse at the bottom of their garden that overlooks the majority of our garden, and in particular, looks directly into our downstairs bathroom/toilet. Can I argue … read more
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One of our neighbours has built a large garage with a roof
One of our neighbours has built a large garage with a roof sloping towards our garden where the gutter extends over a mutual wall to our garden boundary. He has also removed the top three feet of mutu… read more
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My neighbour has a fear of cats, and unfortunately for them
My neighbour has a fear of cats, and unfortunately for them I own two cats which I have owned since we bought the property 5 years ago. Recently, in an attempt to stop my cats (and presumably any othe… read more
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Sorry l lost contact in Scottish law what is the soloution
Sorry l lost contact in Scottish law what is the soloution if a mutal wall has loose bricks on top and the other party refuses to pay for the work to be carried out to make it safe. Also they have sec… read more
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My neighbour has recently carried out major landscaping work
My neighbour has recently carried out major landscaping work in his back garden. during the course this work he has 'leveled' infilled parts of the garden and erected a massive wooden fence along the … read more
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I have a hedge growing between semi house planted on our side
I have a hedge growing between semi house planted on our side next door neighbour wanted to grow it we didn't so yest husband took about a foot off the top and it now sits about 4ft, this morning neig… read more
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I live in Scotland, so not sure if anything is different in
I live in Scotland, so not sure if anything is different in this case. I am about to start a house extension which will go to the boundary of the garden and my neighbour (who raised an objection, but … read more
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We are erecting a new retaining wall between our land and our
We are erecting a new retaining wall between our land and our neighbours, who we are on good terms with. The retaining wall will be stepped, being thicker at the base than at the top. The lower steps … read more
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Good afternoon I have recently bought and moved into a steading
Good afternoon I have recently bought and moved into a steading in Netherly Nr Stonehaven - I was not made aware of lifted permitted development rights for Aberdeenshire council regarding fences for s… read more
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In Scotland, a neighbours builder building their garage sprayed
In Scotland, a neighbours builder building their garage sprayed plaster over my wife's car. The builder said it would come of and proceeded to lick his finger and rubbed a little of the hardened grit,… read more
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I have a 4-5ft high boundary wall which the neighbouring farmers
I have a 4-5ft high boundary wall which the neighbouring farmers cattle have been damaging. Last year he was advised that the cattle were knocking off the metal stakes and netting I had cemented on to… read more
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Hi Some guidance please re high hedges and Right to Light
Hi Some guidance please re high hedges and "Right to Light in Scotland-I have just finished building a deck/patio area in my front garden and have planted a hedge to create a windbreak and also create… read more
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Our neighbours are in the process of building a single storey
Our neighbours are in the process of building a single storey extension which we now discover means they will be able to look directly into our rear garden. We have this morning received a quote from … read more
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I live in scotland and have a planning issue. We have new houses
I live in scotland and have a planning issue. We have new houses being built next to us, they will in effect be touching our boundry wall. We spoke to planning and they have agreed that this will be t… read more
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WHat is the regulation in scoltand for permitted developments
WHat is the regulation in scoltand for permitted developments in relation to Decking How does it relate to the fact that the decking is at first floor level Above 1m Overlooks into the garden and room… read more
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