Legally, they can hang around on the sidewalk or street and take.
Dec 02, If the electric company has a utility easement across your property, then it would have the right to cut trees, limbs, etc. to run utility lines to customers. However, if there is no easement, then you could refuse access to your property.4/5(K).
Mar 31, Electric company tree removal: A property owner's rights. Herb Beattie (shrubpruning.bare AT shrubpruning.bar) sent along a summary of Tuesday night's meeting about the rights property owners have when AEP/PSO (our local electric company) comes onto the property to cut back or remove trees: The homeowner owns land within easement, subject to utilities rights to use the easement for the Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins.
Oct 14, This is where the tree's branches are cut to give clearance between themselves and the power lines. It may result in a tree with a Y-shaped oleary tree removal el paso L-shaped notch in its branch structure.
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Tree Author: Roy Berendsohn. There are two possibilities where an electric company has the right to remove or cut down your trees in the USA. First is when the Electric Company has obtained a right of way agreement with the property owner (at the time the line was installed and not you expressly if this is not you) to extend, operate and maintain their line on said property.
On property that the Electric Company owns and your tree(s) extend onto their property. In my area of the USA, Utilities may cut. Any responsible electric c. Generally yes.
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Transmission and distribution lines on private property will typically have an easement with terms that allow them to cut back encroaching trees or branches. Lines in county road or city street right-of-way will also have permissions that allow them to cut. You will not be allowed to grow trees in the easement area because that would prevent workers from putting up the lines. But if you already planted the trees there, the utility company can cut them down in whatever manner they please.
Another example is if you had.