Answered By: Lewis Zimmerman
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016     Views: 61

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NOLO, a legal publisher, has a useful webpage covering neighborhood property disputes including boundary fences.

You will note that that article refers so a provision of the ORS 96.020. Chapter 96 of the Oregon Revised Statutes is in fact called "Line and Partition Fences" you can read this statutory chapter of the Oregon Legislature's website here. 

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/Pages/ORS.aspx

or directly to the Chapter here:

https://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/ors/ors096.html

The SOLL provides free access to NOLO books through EBSCO. You can read chapter 11: Fences in NOLO's "Neighbor Law" book using your free account.

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