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No, the fence must stop at the front building line. For more information, view the Decorative Fence FAQs.
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No, the fence can be built up to but not on the property line in the rear yard.
Yes, but you will need to have:
Visit the Building Forms page to access relevant application forms.
Every street has a predetermined building line in the front yard of which no structure can encroach without seeking a variance.
If your block has been developed with a substantially uniform home set-back from the street, the building line is the uniform front foundation line. Contact the Brooklyn Building Department at 216-635-4203 for further information.
All of the backyard can be enclosed with the exception of an 8 foot triangular area where the driveway meets the public sidewalk. The balance of the fence must be set back from the public sidewalk a minimum of 2 feet.
The maximum height for a residential fence is 6 feet.
There are no requirements, but the following is recommended:
Yes. To access the necessary applications, visit the Building Forms page.