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Our Fence Products
Vinyl Fencing is currently the most popular selling type of fence. And for good reason. It is beautiful, has a lifetime warranty, and is maintenance free. Available in privacy, semi-private and picket style!
Simtek fence products (now called Sherwood Fence and Allegheny Fence styles by CertainTeed) are the most beautiful and durable privacy fencing products available. Guaranteed to turn heads!
Ornamental aluminum fencing has the look of a wrought iron fence, without the problems of rusting. It can be used for a variety of purposes such as: swimming pool fencing, garden fencing, and curb-appeal.
Wood fences are one of the most cost effective ways to obtain privacy for your yard. We offer both pressure treated and cedar wood options in full privacy, semi-privacy, and picket fence styles.
Chain link fence (also called cyclone fencing) is one of the earliest types of fencing installed that is still common today. It is perfect for containing children/pets, identifying property boundaries and for security.
3 Reasons to Hire Paramount Fence
We are the only fence installation company in the area that offers a lifetime warranty on all fences that we install. We stand behind our work so that you never have to worry about if you made the right buying decision or not.
Our long list of awards and recognition, as well as our second-to-none customer reviews, are all the confidence you need to ensure that you are hiring the absolute best company for your fence project.
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Fence Ordinances in Berkley Michigan
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.
Design and Height Requirements
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 properties, 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 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 the city of Berkley 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 Michigan
If you need your existing fence repaired in the city of Berkley, you may do so without obtaining a permit 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. However, if you are “repairing” 60 feet of the fence, this is considered a replacement and will require a fence permit.
Fence Permit Requirements in Berkley Michigan
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 the above 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 into the Berkley building department for approval.
Proposed Layout (x2)
Two (2) copies of a detailed drawing/layout of the proposed fence installation 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.
Berkley, Mi. Building Department Info
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.
The Berkley city offices are located on the Southeast corner of 12 Mile Rd. & Coolidge Hwy. This intersection can be found a short mile West from Woodward Avenue and a couple miles north of Interstate 696.