The Court made short work of that argument as well.
Whenever any person shall cut down, girdle, or otherwise injure, or carry off any tree, including a Christmas tree as defined in RCWtimber, or shrub on the land of another person, or on the street or highway in front of any person's house, city or town lot, or cultivated grounds, or on the commons or public grounds of any city or town, or on the street or highway in front thereof, without. Jul 20, Washington State requires everyone to take care of trees and refrain from endangering them.
Any person who trims or poisons a tree can be charged in court. Further, if you have good knowledge regarding any problem with a tree in your property, it is your duty to take corrective action. tree, there must be probability of failure of either the whole tree or a large limb, and there must be a target. “Targets are people and/or property.” 1. imminent threat. In roadside forestry, immediate.
danger of harm to people, the traveling public, or the facility by a leaning, cracked, or split tree or branches. Because legislatively-enacted tree law is so sparse here, much of Washington's law is based on precedent set by court cases. For example, Merullo cites the case of Costina vs.
Ryland. The court. Jul 20, Trees that start out on your property but grow over the boundary between your property and your neighbor’s property become the joint property of you and your neighbor under Washington state law.
You cannot cut down the tree without getting the permission of your neighbor. Likewise, your neighbor has to get your permission to cut the tree back to his property line if pruning the tree will cause damage to the tree. 4 – Tree Trimming Safety. Greatest Dangers. The most common types of serious tree trimming accidents are: 1. Electrocution.
You can be seriously injured or killed if you come into contact. with an electric line. 2. Falling From Trees. You can be seriously injured or killed if you fall from a tree. 3. Being Struck by Trees or LimbsFile Size: 1MB. Sep 08, Because the Pelayos admitted they directed the removal of the remaining branches of the boundary tree, knowing that the removal would kill the tree, they were liable under RCW The Pelayos tried to avoid being hit with treble damages under RCW by arguing that mitigating circumstances applied to their conduct.
They said that because they cut the tree branches while.