Do I need a permit for a fence?

A permit is not required for a fence if it meets the following requirements: 

  1. A fence located within five feet of a property line/right-of-way boundary with street frontage must be constructed completely of an open material, such as lattice or wrought iron, and shall not exceed a height of four feet. 
  2. Elsewhere, a fence shall not exceed six feet in height. 

An Exception Permit is required for a fence that would exceed the maximum height requirements. 

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1. Do I need a permit for a fence?
2. Do I need a permit to install a electric vehicle (EV) charger?
3. Do I need to submit my building permit revisions to the Planning Department?
4. Do my plans need to be prepared by a licensed architect or engineer?
5. How do I renew an expired building permit?
6. How do I check if my neighbor has building permits for the work they are doing?