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A fence is a structure that encloses an area, typically outdoors, and is usually constructed from posts that are connected by boards, wire, rails or netting. A fence differs from a wall in not having a solid foundation along its whole length.Alternatives to fencing include a ditch (sometimes filled with water, forming a moat).

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    VIC Is a tennis court fence a dividing fence ?

    Our neighbour is subdividing his backyard which includes a tennis court. The tennis court fence was setback approximately 500mm from a retaining wall. At the ends of the tennis court there was timber fencing between the retaining wall and the tennis court fence so that we effectively had a 500mm...
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    VIC Dividing fence

    Our permit allows to add new 450mm trellis on the existing 1750mm fence, to a total height of 2200mm. After long discussions, we agreeded to renew the fence as the old fence was rot and damaged. It was not feasible to add 450mm new trellis on top. Our neighbor agreed and paid about one third...
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    NSW Rights on fence on my property

    My property has a fence in my back garden which divides my property from my neighbour (height 2.1m). This neighbour has recently extended their garage at the rear or the property to incorporate a living room and deck to overlook their pool. The room has a window which extends to approx 3m in...
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    VIC Fence

    my next door neighbour has put up a extension on the fence without asking us and it’s over 2 meters and then today after 2 months I noticed that they have physical come onto our property and placed nails through our side of the fence on our property without any permission or asking if they could...
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    VIC Fence over 2 meters

    my next door neighbour has put up a extension on the fence without asking us and it’s over 2 meters and then today after 2 months I noticed that they have physical come onto our property and placed nails through our side of the fence on our property without any permission or asking if they could...
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    QLD Sold the house to get out of the contract for a dividing fence and committed fraud.

    Hi, Firstly, I am in QLD. I have an issue in that 1. The neighbor wanted a new dividing fence. 2. After months and months back and forth and applications and notices to QCAT we made an agreement together at a local coffee shop. (me to pay 500 they would pay the rest around 3,000, due to...
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    QLD Sold the land to get out of their contribution and verbal and written contract/agreement on the fence

    Hi, Firstly, I am in QLD. I have an issue in that 1. The neighbor wanted a new dividing fence. 2. After months and months back and forth and applications and notices to QCAT we made an agreement together at a local coffee shop. (me to pay 500 they would pay the rest around 3,000, due to...
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    WA Another fence and retaining wall question

    Sorry new here so be kind lol. We built our home in the 90s and had our pool put in. years later the adjoining neighbours excavated their backyard to make it level. They dug down about 1.5 mtrs which we only became aware of when the new owners moved in and we were in their backyard and saw the...
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    SA Incorrect boundary fence and encroachment

    Purchased a property (9.5 Acres) in SA 3 years ago. Form 1 & sales contract stated no known encroachments…. We were notified last September by our nieghbour that a survey shows an incorrect boundary with some structures encroaching & part of a 20-year-old well established orchard (we are the...
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    Dividing fence dispute and retaining wall adjustment without agreement

    This has been a long running dispute about the true boundary and building of a new fence that has evolved into a retaining wall dispute. I'll try to spare the details about the dispute but in summary, the neighbour claimed with nothing but his own measurements that the dividing boundary between...