Fence Complaint

You can report that a fence is missing, damaged, not secured, or does not comply with regulations.

All construction sites with an excavation require a solid 8 foot continuous plywood fence around the site. Once excavation is complete and the building is out of the ground, a solid or chain link fence is not required if the site is graded and the building can be locked up.

In residential locations, fences are not required between properties. The maximum height of fences in front, rear, or side yards depends on the zoning regulations for the property. In lower density districts (R1 through R5), fences can be a maximum of 4 feet high. Fences built before April 30, 2008 can be 6 feet high.