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Fence Permit

Permit Description

The replacement, repair or new installation of a fence on private property. Common fence materials include but are not limited to wood, chain link, wire or metal.

Submission Requirements

  1. For small repairs and replacements in kind, pictures can be provided for review and approval.
  2. To install a new fence, a surveyor’s plat is required. Please be sure to indicate the location of the fence on your plat.

Application Process

  1. If you are submitting and application for a one- or two-family residential project, please use the DCRA Permit Wizard. For all other projects, please click Apply for a Permit button below.
  2. Begin your permit application under the permit type of Fence Permit.
  3. Complete all required questions/fields (i.e. height, length and material of the fence)
  4. Upload a formal quote, contract agreement or MS report and submit to pay the filing fee.
  5. Your application will be reviewed as a Digital Walk-through.


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