Do fences require a permit?

The City does not currently require fence permits, though a building permit is required if a fence is over 7 feet tall and/or has concrete footings. Retaining walls over 4 feet tall require a building permit. Visit with Community Development staff if fencing is proposed in a utility or drainage easement. Fences in a front yard should be limited to 4 feet to prevent blocking line of sight and to maintain aesthetics. Fencing cannot be located within a 3 foot radius of fire hydrants. Visit with Risk Reduction staff for questions about permitting requirements.

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