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What approvals do I need? - Front fence
|Description||A front fence is a wall, screen or barrier that abutts a street boundary or is located in the front setback area.|
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A building permit is required for a fence that is masonry and in excess of 750mm in height and/or any part of the fence is more than 500mm in height and will be used as a retaining wall.
A building permit is also required where the fence is constructed of a material other than masonry and the height exceeds 1.8m.
Planning approval is required for a front fence on a residential property where the fence does not comply with the Residential Design Codes – i.e, the solid portion is over 1.2m in height or the overall height is over 1.8m.
|What do I need to submit?|