Planning & Development

Residential Fences & Decks

Is a permit required for a fence?

A development permit is not required for:
  • a fence, gate or wall that is less than 2 metres (6.5 feet) in height
  • a fence in a non-residential area
  • a chain-link security fence no more than 2.5 metres (8.2 feet) in height
Is a permit required for a deck?

A development permit is not required for a deck up to 40 m 2 (430 sq.ft.) with a floor level that does not exceed 0.6 metres (1.9 feet) above building grade.





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