Definition of "Nuisance"

Joan Reimann
Joan Reimann Long & Foster - Vienna/Oakton

An activity by a property owner annoys or seriously disturbs other property owners making it discomforting to use their own property. A wide range of activities can be classified as nuisances. To be considered a nuisance, the activity must directly affect the comfort and usability of an other's property. these activities can include air or water pollution activities, activities generating a large amount of sound or noise, activities which can generally affect the health and sanitation of other properties.

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