Can I install a fence or retaining wall without a permit?

Fences up to 7  feet tall and retaining walls less than 4 feet in height, measured from the grade on the exposed side to the top of the wall, do not require permits. There are other regulations restricting the height of fences and walls.

Contact the building department for more information.

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1. Can I cut the branches of my neighbor's trees or bushes?
2. Who is responsible for trimming the trees and bushes that overhang the streets and sidewalks?
3. The house next door is vacant and the grass hasn't been mowed for some time, can anything be done?
4. When do I need to shovel snow off my sidewalk?
5. Can I keep my portable basketball backstop on the sidewalk or in the street?
6. Can I keep my portable basketball backstop on the sidewalk or in the street?
7. Can a shed be built right next to the property line?
8. Do I need a permit to build my shed?
9. Can I install a fence or retaining wall without a permit?
10. Do I need to have my house number displayed on my home?