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Neighbor is putting in an above ground pool.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by robjax, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. fencer

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    This would actually cause them a ton of grief. Once the ducks find the pool you will never get them out of there and they make an ungodly mess

    In Mass you do not need a fence around an above ground pool as long as it has a retractable ladder. If it has a pool deck the stairs have to have a gate that meets pool code
     
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    At least you will have another place to piss...
     
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    I'd check to if see if he pulled a permit. I think the town has to notify you if it's close to your property line. Being the ass i am I would wait until they are almost done :)
     
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    You might want to put up a temporary fence on the property line before they start work. Nothing like finding a few ruts from a Bobcat when you come home some day and the Bobcat guy is long gone. If your neighbor has an issue with it, just remind him that he gave your contractors a hard time. The orange plastic construction fencing isn't expensive.
     
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    Outstanding. I watched that twice and laughed my ass off both times.
     
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  7. fencer

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    The town definitely does not have to notify you, and unless they are installing it themselves, the pool company pulled a permit.
     
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    Or maybe, maybe you buy property where you can't see your neighbors.
     
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    since he has a permit, you typically just stop by town hall and ask to see the file. It should have all the pertinent details. Don't call and ask for the summary, go read it for yourself. Neighbors have been known to fudge some details on these things--I know first hand.

    My advice is put something on the property line now, even if it's a cheesy little fence. That way you mark your line--people don't respect the survey stakes. Then if the neighbor wants a fence he can put it on the other side of yours.
     
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    I think you should install a large bird feeder with ex-lax and bird seed facing their new pool - 3 feet off your property line.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suYz5SHFHyA

    Same deal with a new beehive.

    Also, would it hurt for you to put the compost/dogshit pile near there either?

    The d-bags behind us at the Cape put up a fence on their property, then ran their driveway 3 feet over the line into our lot. (this is a 5k square foot lot for a cottage) We are still dealing with the repercussions of that. I have a survey, I may just decide my lot corner needs one of those gigantic granite markers. If it is 3 feet into 'his' driveway and his tenants can't get in, he can move HIS fence.
     
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  12. KilgoreTrout

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    I've met a lot of NESers over the years. Quite a few of us have dad bodies. You know what I'm talking about. Used to be athletic half a decade ago, now we have kids and middle age flab. Invite us over for beer and speedos. Every weekend. We'll sit out back in our speedos, drinking beer, smoking cigars. Your neighbor will have a fence up in 3 weeks, guaranteed.
     
  13. Rob Boudrie

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    Real M80s have been off the market since the 60s.

    Try tossing in a Babe Ruth or Snickers bar.
     
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    Pools- giant chemistry sets that are never quite right. Here's a fun one- green food coloring. he will think he has algae/low chlorine, and will keep juicing it with bleach till it dissolves skin..
     
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    Any chance you could man up and go talk with him and see what's going on? Clear the air and move along...
     
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    stockade fence. we're doing it when the cash gets better.


     
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    I get along with my neighbors.....
     
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    Why can't we all just get along??
     
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    That's one of the best insults in a movie
     
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    Do you compost...right along the property line near the pool might be a great place for a compost pile.
     
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    Not sure if this was answered, but I thought they needed at least 5 ft from the property line? Are they within that?
     
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    Haha, I hope it doesn't turn out like a friend of mine. His tacky neighbors put a pool in and now they are always skinny dipping. The wife is a truck.

    On the other hand my in-laws have trees that block the neighbors pool from the sun. They say it causes black algae and tried to file a lawsuit to remove the trees. The trees still stand and the neighbors still suck. But they suck less knowing they have no sunlight.

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    That is only a courtesy and not a law.
     
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    Well I only read the first page and already see several of the "why would you do this" whawha's. He already stated the guys a dick and he's rude to his wife and children. Enough said as far as I'm concerned.

    As far as the willows go, Those aren't the same as the full willow trees. I don't believe they have as an invasive root system.
    But, I will say that I planted 12 of these on my property line to give me privacy from my c*** of a neighbor. The trees haven't done crap this year.
    At least not like advertised. So, yeah, go with the arbitrator and bird feeders. Lots of them.
     
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    depending where you are and what you're building it could certainly be subject to setback requirements.

    in many cities and towns once whatever you are building crosses the line of becoming a "structure" then you're subject to setbacks, etc.
     
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    glad two people know about pantomimes (sp?) [rofl]
     
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    I think you can use just any old black pants. The shirt is usually a little specific, though.

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