In general, approved fence and wall materials include stone, brick, wood, chain-link, and iron. Synthetic products or other material as approved by the City Manager may also be used. The smooth finished side of the fence or wall shall be the side of the fence that faces outward from the yard being fenced. All of the framing or support members shall face inward of the yard being fenced. No fence shall be erected to a height exceeding six feet. Fences may be placed on the side or rear property line, but may not be placed closer to the street than the front of the main building.
Decorative fences may be constructed of any material except barbed wire, razor barb, woven or chain-link. Decorative fences may be erected to a maximum height of six feet. However, when placed closer to the street than the front of the main building on any lot, the maximum height of the fence shall be three feet, and shall not be sight obscuring. For corner lots, when decorative fences are constructed in a triangle formed by measuring thirty feet along each street right-of-way line, the maximum height shall be two feet, six inches above the grade. Decorative fences may be placed on the side or rear property line and may not be placed closer to the street or road than the street or road right-of-way line.
A Zoning Permit is required for any fence constructed.
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In general, Zoning Permits are required for decks, room additions, sheds, swimming pools and fences. If you have a question on whether a zoning permit is required for your project, what the zoning fees are or what is required to be submitted to obtain a zoning permit please call (937) 645-7350.
Any permanent sign that is erected, placed, moved or altered is required to obtain a Sign Permit in accordance with the City’s sign code. Permits are also required for certain temporary signs.
Yes, buildings or other structures shall not be changed in use without obtaining a Zoning Permit approved by the City.
You can access the current City Zoning Map on our web site. If you have any questions regarding the current zoning of a property, you can also call the call (937) 645-7350.
Home occupations in the residential zoning districts in the City of Marysville require a conditional use permit approval from the Planning Commission. There is a $250 application fee to apply for the Conditional Use Permit and a deadline for the Planning Commission meetings.
A driveway can be expanded to be no closer than three (3) feet of side property lines, with a permit.