A $30.00 Building Permit + $25.00 Zoning Fee for fences is required when any one section exceeds twenty (20) feet in length. Rear or side yard fences may be placed up to, but not across the property lines, and be placed so that the most aesthetic side is facing adjoining lots. Fences can not exceed 72 inches in height, in all but industrial districts. Fences may be placed in the front yard building setback line provided they do not exceed four (4) feet in height and are 90% see thru, and does not obstruct the vision of either pedestrians or motorists. Fences may be constructed of wood, wire, metal, stone, or a combination thereof. Wire fences shall be of mesh or woven design. No single strand wire fences are permitted. No Barbed wire can be used in fence construction. No fence shall be less than thirty (30) inches in height. All fences must be kept in good repair or condition.
All fences must meet the structural and permit requirements of the Building Code. Digger's Hotline is required to e called prior to placing any fence posts. (Dial 811)