Fences

A.  The location, nature, type of materials and height of walls, hedges and fences shall be such that they will not hinder the appropriate development and use of adjacent land and buildings or impair the value thereof. No fence or wall shall extend within the right-of-way of any street. No fence, wall, hedge or shrubbery shall be placed or be allowed to grow in such a manner as to impede vision at intersecting streets or from driveways on the owner's lot or on an adjacent lot. The height of such objects is restricted to three feet within a triangular area formed by the center lines of intersecting streets and a line joining points on the street lines and equidistant from the point of intersection. This distance shall be 75 feet from the corner.

B.  In the following zoning districts, R-1, R-2, R-3, A-1 and A-2, no fence shall exceed 6 1/2 feet in height along any rear yard or side yard and four feet in height along any front yard between the street right-of-way and the building line.

C.  In B-1 and B-2 Zoning Districts, no fence shall exceed 6 1/2 feet in height along any yard line when said lot is used in a commercial nature. [Amended 8-5-1998 by Ord. No. 386]

D.  In the Industrial I-1, I-2 and I-3 Zoning Districts, no fence shall exceed 10 feet in height along any yard line when said lot is used in an industrial nature. [Amended 10-7-1998 by Ord. No. 388]


For More Information please see Chapter 195 of the Township Code

 

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