A: Legally, the lime is yours. 4 0 obj (356) Art. google_ad_slot = "7035637565"; The neighbor does have the right to trim the overhanging tree with the following limitations: (1) the tree can only be trimmed to the property line; (2) the tree must not be trimmed to such an extent as to damage or harm the health of the tree; (3) there is no right to trespass upon the neighbor’s property in order to trim the tree; (4) the cost of trimming the tree in borne by the neighbor doing the trimming. In Pennsylvania, a landowner has the right either to compel removal of overhanging branches or to engage in self-help. google_ad_width = 728; the committee. For the purpose of