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5 Reasons to Hire Paramount Fence
There are many reasons to hire us for your fence installation or repair project in Berkley. Here are a few top reasons why:
Our fence products are some of the best that you will find in Berkley. We do not settle for lower quality material in order to have higher profits. this means that you can be certain you will get the best fence for your money.
Fence Ordinances in Berkley Mi
Here is a brief overview of the fence ordinances for Berkley Michigan. This is not a complete or definite list and should never be used in support of a dispute. Click here to review the complete document of codes and ordinances regarding fences in Berkley.
Fences in Berkley can be installed using any common type of fence including: vinyl, wood, chain link, aluminum and composite products. The maximum height for a fence in Berkley is 6 feet tall unless you live adjacent to some commercial companies, in which case you may be able to have a maximum fence height of 8 feet tall.
All fences must be installed with the finished side of the fence facing all adjacent neighbors. This simply means the posts and rails of the fence must be on your side of the fence, not your neighbors.
No fence in Berkley Michigan can extend forward beyond the front corners of your house/building. If you live on a corner lot and want a fence installed in the side yard (facing a side street), it must be positioned at least 12 inches away from any public sidewalk.
Any fence installed alongside an existing fence should have around a 4” bottom gap to allow ground maintenance and prevent over growth of weeds between the two fences. If your fence is being installed alongside a neighboring driveway, the fence must be a minimum of 24 inches away from the neighbors driveway.
Fence Repairs in Berkley MI
If you need your existing fence repaired, you may do so without obtaining a permit from the city of Berkley if the fence being repaired does not make up more than 25% of the total fenced in area. For example, if your total length of your fence is 100 feet and you only need to repair 20 feet of the fence, no permit is needed.
Fence Permit Requirements in Berkley
In order to apply for a fence permit in Berkley, you will need to gather all of the required documents listed below. Once you have all of these documents handy, simply make a trip to the building department and turn them in.
If time permits, the receptionist will review your paperwork and issue your permit on the spot. If not, you will need to wait until they approve the permit and call you to pick it up.
The fence permit fee for Berkley Michigan is $60
Click Here to visit the official website for Berkley Michigan.
Use this link to download the fence permit application. This can be used by homeowners, fence companies and contractors alike. Fill out the application with details regarding your property and proposed fence. Once completely filled out and signed, turn it in to the Berkley building department.
Two (2) copies of a detailed drawing/layout of the proposed fence must accompany your fence permit application. This proposed layout/drawing will need to include any buildings/structures on the property, any existing fences, walls, etc., and measurements of the proposed fence.
Building Department Information
The Berkley building department is where you will find information that you need in regards to having your new fence installed. Details regarding permits, ordinances, and property information can be obtained here.
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