We have been awarded “best fence contractor of 2016” in the area by the city of Royal Oak.
5 Reasons to Hire Paramount Fence
There are many reasons to hire us for your fence installation or repair project in Birmingham. Here are a few top reasons why:
Our fence products are some of the best that you will find in Birmingham. 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 Birmingham Mi
Here is a brief overview of the fence ordinances for Birmingham 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 Birmingham.
If you are looking to have a fence installed in Birmingham Michigan, there are a few ordinances that you should be aware of. First and foremost, just about any type of common fence type/style is allowed in Birmingham (ie: vinyl, wood, chain link, aluminum, composite, etc.). The only exception is barbed wire and razor ribbon fencing which is not allowed on residential properties.
If you are installing a fence in your back or side yard, the maximum height that you are allowed to go is 6 feet tall. If you are installing a decorative fence in your front yard, however, the height cannot exceed 3 feet tall.
Surprisingly, the city of Birmingham is one of the more easy going cities when it comes to having a fence installed. The only major details to consider when planning the layout of your fence installation is that you must install all fences on the inside of your property line. The good/finished side of the fence may face either your neighbors/adjacent property OR your property.
Fence Repairs in Birmingham
If you need your current fence repaired in the city of Birmingham, you are not required to obtain a permit. There are a few exceptions to this… If the repair makes up a significant amount of the total fence, you will need to obtain a permit. Also, if you would like to change the type, style, height, color, etc. of the current fence then you will first need to obtain a fence permit.
Fence Permit Requirements in Birmingham
The city of Birmingham is very easy to deal with when obtaining a fence permit and most permits are approved within 2-4 business days. We personally like to work with Mario in the city office because he is typically cheerful and seems to really enjoy assisting us.
The fence permit cost in Birmingham is $50
Click Here to visit the official website for the city of Birmingham
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 Birmingham building department.
A copy 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 Birmingham 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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