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What are the giant trees in Washington state?

For the most part, the following reports highlights the five giant tree species of the region: coastal redwood, western red cedar, Douglas fir, Sikta spruce, and western hemlock. The redwoods that grow at Cascadia’s southern end receive enough precipitation to shatter height, girth, and volume records.

Where are the oldest trees in North America?

One bald cypress tree (Taxodium distichum) in the Black River swampland is at least 2,624 years old as of 2018, a new study has found. This estimate, researchers say, makes it the oldest known living tree in eastern North America and the oldest known wetland tree species in the world.

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Do Neighbours have a right to light?

Does your neighbour have a right to light? A right to light may be acquired by ‘anyone who has had uninterrupted use of something over someone else’s land for 20 years without consent, openly and without threat, and without interruption for more than a year.

When a building is placed at 45 degrees in plan?

The 45-degree rule is a common guideline used by local planning authorities to determine the impact from a housing development proposal on sunlight and daylight to the neighbouring properties. If you’re thinking of a home extension or a change to your home, and need some advice, get in touch!

How close to the boundary can you build?

For those building a double extension on their property, you cannot go closer than seven meters to the boundary. Any pitch on the roof that is higher than one story must match the existing pitch on the property. Under permitted development you cannot add balconies, raised platforms or verandas.

How high can I build a wall without planning?

Did you know that if your fence/wall is over 1 metre in height and next to a highway used by vehicles or the footpath that may run alongside it, you would need planning permission. If your fence/wall is more than 2 metres in height you would need planning permission.

What is the highest fence you can put up?

The general rule of thumb is that in a property’s back garden, fence panels can be a maximum of 2m high. If you are thinking about front garden fences, restrictions state that fences alongside a driveway can be a maximum of 1m or 3ft.