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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 Farmington Hills. Here are a few top reasons why:
Our fence products are some of the best that you will find in Farmington Hills. 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 Farmington Hills Michigan
Below is a brief overview of the fence ordinances for Farmington Hills. 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 Farmington Hills.
In Farmington Hills, you can install any common fence type and design. This includes vinyl, wood, chain link, aluminum and composite fence, as well as, privacy fences, picket fences, and ornamental fencing. The main thing you are not allowed to include with your fence is barbed wire, razor ribbon or any electrical charges.
The maximum height allowed for fences is 6-ft tall. This includes all fence types being installed in a back yard or along the sides of a house. Any fence being installed in a front yard cannot exceed 3-ft in height and must be an ornamental fence. No other fencing can extend beyond the front corners of the house.
The finished side of fences installed in Farmington Hills can face either the homeowners property, or their neighbor’s property. This means that the posts and rails can be positioned on either side of the fence and the finished/build side of the fence may face either property.
Fences can be installed in your back yard and along the sides of your house but not beyond the front corners of your house. The exception to this is an ornamental or decorative fence that can be installed in your front yard if it does not exceed 3-ft in height.
If you live on a corner lot and are starting a fence installation in Farmington Hills, you will need to make sure that your fence is at least 1-ft away from any public sidewalk and meets all pedestrian visibility requirements where your driveway is located. This means that there is an area where the fence cannot be placed which is made up of a triangle create by measuring 10-ft in either direction of where your driveway and side-walk intersect.
Fence Repairs in Farmington Hills, Mi.
You do not need a permit for fence repairs in Farmington Hills Michigan. This is assuming that your repair project is a minor one that does not require replacing a large portion of your total fence, or changing the type, style, height, color, etc. of your current fence. If you would like to do any of these, you will first need to obtain a fence permit.
Fence Permit Requirements in Farmington Hills
Fence Permits are issued at the zoning office. It is very easy to apply for a permit in Farmington Hills. If you have all of the proper documents (see below), you just need to submit them to the zoning office for review and approval. Once they approve the permit, they will let you know so you can pick up the paperwork. They can also mail the approved plans to you. It is that easy.
The cost for a fence permit in Farmington Hills is $10
Click Here to visit the official website for Farmington Hills 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 building department.
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 Farmington Hills 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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