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Fence Permit

A permit is required to install, replace, repair or move any fence or wall within the city. There is no charge or permit required for garden fences up to 3 feet in height.  Fences greater than 6 feet in height shall also require a conditional use permit

The purpose of a permit is to ensure the placement, height and appearance of fences comply with the requirements set forth in the easement ordinance to ensure access to city easements is maintained.

Apply through ePermits. You will be prompted to submit a Fence Permit Application [PDF] during the process. 

Submittal Requirements

  • Site plan showing the proposed fence location is required. Contact the city for a survey of the property.

A $50 fence permit fee is required once the permit is approved. 

Fence Placement 

For questions related to placement of a fence in relation to easements, right-of-way or public land, contact Public Works at 952-233-9550 or

Call before you dig! Always contact Gopher State One at 811 prior to digging. 

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