2011 Louisiana Laws
Civil Code
CC 685 — Common fences.


LA Civ Code 685 What's This?

Art. 685. Common fences.

A fence on a boundary is presumed to be common unless there is proof to the contrary.

When adjoining lands are enclosed, a landowner may compel his neighbors to contribute to the expense of making and repairing common fences by which the respective lands are separated.

When adjoining lands are not enclosed, a landowner may compel his neighbors to contribute to the expense of making and repairing common fences only as prescribed by local ordinances.

Acts 1977, No. 514, §1.


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