Purple paint on posts, trees means ‘No trespassing’


first_img Pike County Probate Judge Wes Allen said one of those little-known laws was passed by the Alabama Legislature during the 2016 Legislative session.The Alabama lawmakers adopted a rule that allows landowners to paint purple stripes on posts and trees as alternatives to “No Trespassing” signs.“I was looking through the Alabama Hunting and Fishing Digest and saw where the Legislature had passed the law,” Allen said. “I thought it was pertinent to share because the ruling offers landowners another way to mark their landlines. The advantages of such postings included low costs, high visibility and difficult removal. “The purple paint can’t be easily removed, so it is more of a deterrent to those who might be inclined to venture onto private land,” Allen said “This law benefits landowners, so it’s good to know.”The properly posted ‘No Trespassing’ signs remain lawful. Landowners now have two ways to lawfully mark their property and property lines, Allen said.Alabama is one of several states to recognize purple paint as valid “No Trespassing” markers. By Jaine Treadwell Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Published 11:02 pm Thursday, July 26, 2018 Sponsored Content The legal marking of the purple paint lines requires that the bottom line of the purple paint stripe to be three to five feet from the base of the tree or post. The purple stripe should be at least eight-inches long and wider than an inch.Penalties for trespassing range from fines to jail time depending on the circumstances. Email the author The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Alabama motorists can drive down a one-way street the wrong way as long as they have a lantern attached to the front of their car, but bear wrestling is prohibited.In every state, there are laws on the books that are no longer applicable, but just haven’t been removed.On the other hand, other laws on the books could be beneficial if only people knew. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kitscenter_img Print Article Latest Stories Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Book Nook to reopen Purple paint on posts, trees means ‘No trespassing’ By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Commissioners concerned about jail operations budget Amid all the discussion Monday detailing the needs for a new jail facility and where it might be located, some… read more Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more