Fences are meant to separate yards for many reasons. The traditional way to go about erecting a fence is to place it along the property line of the neighbouring yards. If you decide to pay for your fence independently, you should made sure the fence is on your property. If your fence inches on your neighbour’s property, they have the legal right to tear it down. The Homeowner should always have their property site plan or have located their property bars at all four corners of their property.