Between neighbors, let us remain courteous! Some essential rules of good neighborliness to respect for the well-being of all.
Stop unnecessary noise
Any kind of noise (domestic, linked to a professional activity, cultural, sports, leisure …) must not undermine the tranquility of the neighborhood, day and night.
A continuous bark, a moped that mocks, the repeated howls of a child … are so many noise nuisances to be banished systematically.
They are allowed:
Between 7 am and 8 pm from Monday to Saturday (except public holidays)
Except for emergency public services.
Noisy equipment, DIY tools (drill, planer, saw) or gardening (lawn mower, tiller …)
They are allowed:
From 8 am to 12h and 14h to 19h from Monday to Friday
from 9 am to 12 and 15h to 19h Saturday
From 10 am to 12 pm on Sundays, bank holidays
Between 22 pm and 7 am: insults or night noise or noise disturbing the peace of others are punished with a fine for violations of the 3rd class.
Living well with animals
Diseases Dog owners are required to pick up excreta that their animals might leave on sidewalks and public places. Any offender is liable to a fine of contravention by stamp 3 e class € 68; If the fine is not paid within 45 days, the penalty is increased to 450 €.
Toucanet bags are available free of charge from veterinarians, groomers, pet food shops, at the reception of the town hall and the town hall of Saint-Pantaléon (Wednesday from 2 pm to 5 pm only) and Than in social centers.
Shall be prohibited, day or night, to scream or moan, repeatedly or prolonged, one or more animals in a dwelling, commercial premises, balcony, yard or garden, enclosed or Not to a dwelling, susceptible to their behavior, to undermine public tranquility.
Place seeds or food in any public place, courtyard or another part of the building to attract stray animals (cats or pigeons), is prohibited when this practice could be a discomfort to the neighborhood or Attract rodents.
Respecting public places
sweeping In streets where the sweeping is not carried out by the municipality, the riparian owners are required to sweep or have their front wall swept to a width equal to that of the sidewalk.
It is prohibited to abandon, deposit or dispose of garbage, on all or part of the public thoroughfare, benches, sidewalks.
Throwing a paper on the floor, emptying the ashtray of his car in the gutter or abandoning waste on a public bench is strictly forbidden.
In the garden also there are rules
Gardening without burning
It is forbidden to burn any waste in the open air or by using individual incinerators.
Vegetable garden wastes are considered as household waste. They can, therefore, be deposited free of charge by private individuals at the waste collection center.
exceeding The planting of a hedge separating two properties must respect the following guidelines:
- A minimum distance of 0.50 m from the dividing line for shrubs not exceeding 2 meters.
- A minimum distance of 2 m from the dividing line for shrubs to exceed 2 meters.
The distance is measured from the middle of the trunk; The height is measured from the ground.
In the presence of a wall:
- Wall is adjoining, the distance is measured from the middle of the wall.
- Wall belonging to the neighbor, distance from the face of the wall that gives to you.
- Wall belonging to you, distance from the face of the wall facing the neighbor.
Any plantations that do not respect these distances may be subjected to a request for pruning or tearing by your neighbor. The latter has no right to cut off the branches which exceed it. But he has the absolute right to demand that they are cut at the level of the separating boundary.
Plantations along public roads Maintenance
Is the responsibility of the riparian owner, who is liable in the event of an accident.
Avoid broken legs
In winter, residents, landlords or tenants must clear the snow accumulated on the sidewalks in front of their homes or shops, and spread salt in case of ice. For collective housing, it is up to the trustees to take the necessary measures. In the event of a problem, the injured person may take legal action against the neglecting local resident because “everyone is liable for the damage he caused not only by his act but also by his negligence or recklessness.”
General Code of Local Authorities and the Departmental Health Regulations.
What to do in case of litigation?
First try an amicable arrangement: calmly expose your neighbor to the disturbances he causes.
If there is no result, send a registered letter with a formal notice. Then, after a certain delay, apply to a mediator, the forces of the Order or the Court of First Instance as the case may be.
The presence of a lawyer is not necessary.