The neighbor is building a 8ft tall privacy wall between our gardens. Our property line delineates both property lines. Where should they be building including footings etc. be placed on there side of the property line.
NOT build on the property line itself?
How far from the line on their side of the property do they start construction.
As they have dug an opening on the property line and it is currently very close to my AC unit.
Assuming there are no community standards on height or type of wall, the construction including footers all needs to be completely on your neighbor's property, which can be UP TO the line but cannot cross over it.
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Impossible to answer unequivocally here on line. This would depend on your neighbor's particular zoning classification, and the "set backs" (if any), for that classification, as well as any private covenants or easements that would restrict fences or other structures in that location. In addition, I am pretty sure that Delray Beach (like almost all municipalities) typically requires a permit to issue install a fence; so you neighbor's fence might be ok if he or she has gone through all of the right hoops, who knows? In any event, you may want to check with the Building Department just to be sure. Hope this helps. gsg
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