It objected to the fencing notice, but did not provide written justification. We told him that the other fence was going to be built next week, and that they had to remove the concrete they poured around the barrier – or the client will do it and we would pass on the costs – we also asked if it would be normal for the client to walk on their land, So that they could place the fence post, and she said that under no circumstances does she allow that. A little puzzled about how to proceed – and wonder if I can remove a small section of the old fence at our border (400mm inside our section) so that the owners can place the pole. ? If you have written the charge of a fence contract on the title of your property and you want to build a border fence, the adjacent owner does not have to contribute to the costs. In the absence of such an agreement, the Fencing Act would require them to contribute. . . .