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I live on an urbanization in marbella and the palm tree I planted

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I live on an urbanization in marbella and the palm tree I planted in my garden is so tall it prevents light and sun so my neighbours including the president want me to take it down. Is this legal or do I have to get the permission of the town hall?

Attorney3044 :

Hi

Attorney3044 :

I am on line just to answer

Attorney3044 :

There is not law about trees who forces you to take it down

Attorney3044 :

law speaks about walls no trees

Attorney3044 :

Only if they are a risk for neigbours they can demand to take it down

Attorney3044 :

You have the right to leave there

Attorney3044 :

They can denounce you at the city hall

Attorney3044 :

but its there its no risk for they you have not obligation to take it down

Attorney3044 :

Its not matter waht the comunity decides

Attorney3044 :

Its your propiety and its your tree

Attorney3044 :

Jurisprudence only forces the owner if there its a risk

Attorney3044 :

If you want a can send you jurisprudence in spanish about it

Customer:

but I want to take it down but I dont want to be denounced. I dont want to fall out with my neighbours.


 

Attorney3044 :

So, you can do it

Attorney3044 :

The city hall its not going to tell you anithing about it

Attorney3044 :

you are not going to have problems

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