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Fence Requirements

  • Construction wood, wrought iron, masonry, brick, vinyl, PVC, or composite material. Support frames, braces, and fastenings must be on the inside of fences.
  • Newly constructed side and back yard fences, eight feet maximum; front yard fences, three feet and six inches maximum.
  • Must be set back at least 10 feet from the street or alley or five feet from the sidewalk, whichever is greater.
  • Shall not be placed in any right-of-way, easement, fire lane, required parking space, or obstruct any visibility sight lines or triangles.