§19-17-7. Notice of intention to build or repair partition fence;
Any person desiring to build or to repair a partition fence
may give notice in writing to the owner of any adjoining lands,
or to his agent, of his intention to build or repair such fence
and requiring him to build or repair his just portion thereof,
which notice shall state the description and kind of the fence
proposed to be built or such repairs as are proposed to be made.
The person so served with such notice shall, within ten days
thereafter make answer in writing and serve the same upon the
person desiring to build or repair such fence, which answer shall
state any objections to such notice, and upon failure to do so he
shall be liable to the person building or repairing such
partition fence for his just proportion of the cost thereof if he
shall fail to build or repair his proportion of the same.