City and county ordinances determine if a homeowner can build a fence along his own property line. In a gated community or subdivision, homeowners must also check the Home Owner Association guidelines in terms of fencing regulations.Continue Reading
Some ordinances have specifics about how to place the fence, such as placing the nice, finished side of the fence towards the street or neighbor's house. Some counties have height limits on fences, such as 4 feet for front-facing fences and 6 feet for side and back-facing fences. If building an artificial fence is not an option, consider a green fence. A green fence uses trees, shrubs and bushes to create a natural property division and add additional privacy to a home.Learn more about Is This Illegal?
A neighbor has the right to cut branches of a tree if they hang over the property line onto the neighbor's property. However, if that trimming damages the health of the tree, the neighbor could be held liable for the damage done.Full Answer >
According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, coyote hunting is legal year-round and does not require a hunting permit when a coyote is killed on a person's own property. If hunting on another person's property without written permission, then a hunting or trapping permit is required.Full Answer >
Metal detecting for treasure on public property is generally legal, according to Time magazine. However, people who use metal detectors may not claim any found object that has archaeological or historical significance, nor may they claim lost or misplaced property.Full Answer >
Signs that a phone is tapped include strange sounds on the line, splices in the phone wires, interference in other electronic devices, random debris, furniture and other items unaccountably out of place, repair trucks spending extended periods of time nearby and break-ins during which nothing is taken. Another indication is when confidential information spoken about over the phone becomes public.Full Answer >