A. No fence shall be erected by any person without first obtaining in writing a permit from the Administrator.
B. Except as provided for in § 286-530.18, fences may be constructed in any location, on any lot. The maximum height of a fence shall not exceed seven feet in the side and rear yard.
C. On any lot, fences located in front of the building line shall not exceed 42 inches in height. No solid/privacy or chain link or other wire-type fencing shall be permitted in the front yard.
D. Use of barbed wire or electrified fencing is prohibited.
In order to maintain a free and unobstructed flow of surface water, every surface water drainage easement shall be unobstructed at all times by landowners. Any obstruction which, in the opinion of the Director of Public Works, might endanger the health, comfort, or general welfare of the residents of the city, found to be in violation of this section, shall constitute a public nuisance, subject to abatement by the City at the expense of the landowner responsible for such obstruction.
The maximum height of a fence shall not exceed seven feet in the side and rear yard.
On any lot, fences located in front of the building line shall not exceed 42 inches in height.
No solid/privacy or chain link or other wire type fencing shall be permitted in the front yard.
Pursuant to § 286-606.A. of the City Code, a zoning permit is required for the erection, construction, reconstruction, moving, adding to, or alteration of any structure, or the establishment of any land use. Effective immediately and pursuant to § 286-606.D. of the City Code, zoning permit applications for such work on single-family and duplex dwellings, including fence permits, and any work exempt from submitting a site plan for approval per City Code Section 286-326.46, is required to include the submission of a recent survey/plat drawn to scale identifying the following information: 1) the property for which a permit is requested; 2) the dimensions of the proposed improvement drawn to scale; and 3) the distances between the proposed improvement to each property line and/or adjacent structure.
Plats can be obtained at the Circuit Court Clerk's Office at 550 Boulevard from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
APPLICATION IS NOT COMPLETE WITHOUT A SUBMITTED SITE PLAN (a drawing of where the fence will be with measurements). Please email attachments to email@example.com to include with your submission if error occurs attaching files.
Please put the length in linear feet.
Please put the total height in inches or feet.
Where will the fence be installed on the property? This will also need to be shown on a plat or survey.
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