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FENCES

No person shall construct or erect a fence or ornamental fence without first obtaining a permit form therefor from the city, which form, when filed, shall be accompanied by a diagram showing the location, size, style and type of proposed construction. No fence permit shall be approved without the applicant furnishing proof that property monuments are in place.  The city is hereby authorized to issue fence permits where the applicant is in full compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Fences on corner lots and other lots of unusual shape, or where unusual conditions exist, as determined by the Zoning Inspector, may be submitted to the Planning Commission for consideration and approval.rson shall construct or erect a fence or ornamental fence without first obtaining a permit form therefor from the city, which form, when filed, shall be accompanied by a diagram showing the location, size, style and type of proposed construction. No fence permit shall be approved without the applicant furnishing proof that property monuments are in place.  The city is hereby authorized to issue fence permits where the applicant is in full compliance with the provisions of this chapter. Fences on corner lots and other lots of unusual shape, or where unusual conditions exist, as determined by the Zoning Inspector, may be submitted to the Planning Commission for consideration and approval.  A buidling permit is not necessary from the Richland County Building Department.  

The size and type of fences depends on the area of the lot.  Below is a sample site plans showing the requirements.

Sample Fence Site Plan

The fee for a fence permit is $10