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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 Redford. Here are a few top reasons why:
Our fence products are some of the best that you will find in Redford. 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 Redford Michigan
Below is a brief overview of the fence ordinances for Redford Township. 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 Redford.
All currently common types and styles of fences are allowed to be installed in Redford such as vinyl fencing, wood fencing, chain link fence, aluminum fence, and composite fences. Allowable styles include privacy fencing, picket fences, and ornamental fences. The maximum height for privacy fences in Redford is 5 feet tall unless otherwise approved by the zoning board or city inspector. The maximum height for non-privacy fences is 4-ft tall.
The finished/smooth side of all fences installed in Redford must face adjacent neighboring properties rather than the installing party’s property. This means that the posts must be on your side of the fence rather than your neighbors.
There is a post hole inspection and final inspection required in the city of Redford. This means that after getting your permit approved, you must dig your post holes and then have the city come out to inspect them before setting your posts. After receiving approval of your post holes, you will be able to finish your fence and then call for a final inspection once completed.
No fences are allowed to contain barbed wire, razor ribbon or electrical charges for residential properties in Redford.
Fences in Redford can be installed in your back yard and sides of your house but must stop at the front corners of your home. This means that your fence cannot be installed beyond the front corners of your house, into the front yard. If you live on a corner lot, the fence may extend beyond the front/side corners of your house (towards the side street) as long as you maintain at least 1-ft distance from the public sidewalk and follow all pedestrian and vehicle visibility ordinances.
Fence Repairs in Redford, Mi.
All fences are required to be in good looking and functioning shape. If you find that you need a fence repair in Redford Michigan, you may be able to do so without the need to obtain a permit. As long as you are only repairing a small portion of your fence (such as one post, or one section, etc.) and are not changing the type, style, height, etc. of the fence, you do not have to have a fence permit. If you wish to change anything about the fence or would like to repair/replace a large portion of your total fence then you must obtain a fence permit first.
Fence Permit Requirements in Redford
The permit process at Redford Township is quite easy. Permits are usually approved within a week or two. It is important to remember that there is a post hole inspection, which means you will need to dig your post holes and have them inspected before setting your posts.
The fence permit fee in Redford Michigan is $25 (Residential) and $45 (commercial).
Click Here to visit the official website for Redford 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 mortgage survey or comparable 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.
If you have a neighboring property that shares a property line where you will be installing your fence, you must have that neighbor fill out this form and submit it with your permit application. Each sharing neighbor must fill out a form.
Building Department Information
The Redford 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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