City of Sarnia

Residential Fences

A building permit is not required to construct a new fence.  However, the City does have a by-law in place to regulate the height, material and location of the fence.

Although a permit is not required, the construction of a fence must meet the provisions of the City of Sarnia Fence By-law. 

For further information, please view the Fence brochure or consult with Planning and Building Department staff


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This page was reviewed or revised on Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:05 AM