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Most cases involve trees falling over due to storms or acts of nature, so many homeowners whose trees fall over do not have to worry about their insurers footing the bill.
Also, they do not have to worry about premium increases if they are not found liable for the damages. In some cases, neighbors may still try to sue to recover their deductibles. My instinct is to track down the local farmers and offer them 50% of the wood, but do I need to speak to the Council/highways agency for fallen trees on the bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 6 mins. Jan 22, Everything within a wood, including fallen branches and logs, is the property of the woodland owner.
This means removing logs from a wood without consent is considered theft. Make sure you have the consent of the wood owner before you remove any wood. As well as needing consent, be mindful of what you pick up. Oct 21, Although it is not the association's job to play arbiter if a dispute arises between lot owners, owners association board members should understand the general law regarding fallen trees.
The law of fallen trees in North Carolina is based largely on the legal theory of negligence. According to principles of negligence, the owner of the property from which the fallen tree originated will be liable only if the owner knew that the tree.
Jan 26, Yes, you need to have permission to take it. The road allowance is just that, an allowance to use the road, not an allowance to take the wood. The wood is owned by someone whether they choose to let it rot or not. Even if the tree is dead, fallen, or diseased, you could be breaking the law by harvesting it.
Either way you would need to get the advice of your local tree officer to be sure.
It’s illegal to take wood from national forests, parks, public land, reservoirs, and reserves. You could get fined between, along with having your equipment seized (like chainsaws).
If a tree from one of those areas axel monkey falls out of banana tree on your property, call your local officials to identify the responsible agency, then arrange with them for getting rid of it. 1 Answer1. All land in the UK is owned by somebody, therefore, all trees and their produce (including firewood) are owned by somebody.
You could be charged with theft if you take logs, kindling etc. without permission. The Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2 on 6th January discussed this very topic following the storms in the UK around that time, that left a lot of fallen trees.