Fence with flowers.


New construction and the replacement of fences need a building permit if the fence is over seven (7) feet tall.

Corner Lots

The maximum height of a sight obscuring fence within twenty (20) feet of a street intersection is three (3) feet. Vegetation shall also be maintained to a maximum height of three (3) feet within this area.

Historic District

If your fence is located in the historic district, special guidelines apply. You may review these guidelines in our Downtown Historic District Design Standards & Guidelines, or call a Planner for more information.

Items to submit for permit application

Site Plan

  • Site plan must be to scale
  • Include dimensions of the fence
  • Include accurate property line locations in relation to proposed fence
  • Sample site plan provided here

Structural/Foundation Plan

  • Designed by a structural or civil engineer

Building Permit Application