City of Garden City

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A.    Permit Required: Anyone constructing a fence or wall over six feet (6') in height, not in conjunction with a building permit for a principal use or building, or any fence located in the floodway shall secure a permit from the city prior to construction. (Ord. 944-12, 5-14-2012)


B.    Maximum Height Requirements:

1. Fences and walls located along a street frontage within the front yard setback: Three and one-half feet (3.5').

2. Fences and walls located within rear and interior side setbacks: Six feet (6').

3. Fences and walls on residential property with rear and interior side yards located adjacent to commercial uses: Eight feet (8').

4. Fences and walls on corner properties: Six feet (6') with a minimum setback of ten feet (10') from the front property line.

5. The height of fences and walls shall be measured from the existing grade. (Ord. 898-08, 9-8-2008)


C.    Fences And Walls Subject To Design Review: The following fences and walls shall be approved through the design review process as set forth in section 8-6B-3, "Design Review Committee", of this title.

1. Electric And Barbed Wire Fencing: Electric and barbed wire fencing may be allowed in the LI, C base districts and around agricultural uses when: a) used as the top section for security fencing; and b) located a minimum of six feet (6') above grade to the bottom wire.

2. Prohibited Fencing Materials: The use of boxes, sheet metal, old or decayed wood, broken masonry blocks, chainlink with slats, or other like unsightly materials for fencing shall be prohibited. (Ord. 944-12, 5-14-2012)

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405 E 41st St

Garden City, ID 83714


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Boise, ID 83707


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