FENCES 
 
Fence height requirements vary by municipality and applicable Zoning By-Law. The following is a shortened summary of requirements for fencing: 

  • Town of Stonewall: fences in residential zones are permitted without Development or Building Permit if maintained at a maximum height of 3.5 feet in the front yard and at a maximum height of 6 feet in the rear and/or side yards. For fencing in other zones, please refer to the Town of Stonewall Zoning By-Law or contact the SIPD.
  • Town of Teulon: fences in most residential and commercial zones are permitted without Development or Building Permit if maintained at a maximum height of 3.5 feet in the front yard and at a maximum height of 6 feet in the rear and/or side yards. For fencing in other zones, please refer to the Town of Teulon Zoning By-Law or contact the SIPD.
  • R.M. of Rockwood: fences in most residential and agricultural zones are permitted without Development or Building Permit if maintained at a maximum height of 4 feet in the front yard and at a maximum height of 6.5 feet in the rear and/or side yards. For fencing in other zones, please refer to the R.M. of Rockwood Zoning By-Law or contact the SIPD.
  • R.M. of Rosser: fences are permitted in all zones without Development or Building Permit if maintained at a maximum height of 3.5 feet in the front yard and at a maximum height of 6 feet in the rear and/or side yards.

Please contact the SIPD if you have other questions about fencing requirements on your property.