Do I need a permit for a fence?

Yes, permits are required for all new fences and fence replacement. Planning permits are for fences under 7 feet in height, building permits for fences 7 feet or taller. You can apply for a fence permit through the permit portal or in person at City Hall.

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1. What work does not require a building permit?
2. How do I find out what my property is zoned?
3. How do I know if my property is located in the floodplain?
4. How do I apply for a permit?
5. Do I need a permit for a fence?
6. Do I need a permit for a shed?
7. Do I need a permit for a sign?
8. How do I apply for a City of Mount Vernon Business License?