What to do if I own 2 lots adjacent to each other but the lots belong to different subdivisions and 1 of them does not allow fencing but I want to put up a fence?

One subdivision allows fencing on the property line and the other does not?

Asked on July 12, 2015 under Real Estate Law, Texas


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

To separate the properties, put the fence *just inside* the property line of the property on the subdivision that allows fencing: the other subdivision has no authority to stop you from putting up a fence on propert not part of it.

You will have to live with the restriction on not a fence around the other property, unless you can convince the subdivision to amend its rules or allow an exception.

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