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File #: Ord 16-44    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/7/2016
Title: Amending Chapter 33 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to Fence Requirements.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Fence, Ward - all
Attachments: 1. Memo to Council re Fence Permits
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
12/12/20161 Mayor's Office Signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/20161 City Council AdoptedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/16/20161 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/9/20161 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/2/20161 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video
Title

Amending Chapter 33 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to Fence Requirements.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAINT PAUL DOES ORDAIN:

SECTION 1

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Section 33.07 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 33.07. - Fences-Requirements

(a)    Permit. No person shall construct, or cause to be constructed, any fence greater than seven (7) feet in height in the city without first obtaining a permit therefor from the building official.

(b)                     Fence Plan Review. No person shall construct, or cause to be constructed, any fence in the city without first obtaining and completing a fence plan review from the building official.  A fence inspection is not required for all fence installations, but fences may be subject to inspections.

(bc)  Height of fences. No fence shall be erected exceeding six (6)  seven (7) feet six (6) inches in height above the sidewalk or finished grade of any lot in a residence district or on any lot occupied for residential purposes. The applicant shall ensure that fences and all supporting structures shall be completely within the boundaries of such lot with no portion encroaching onto adjacent property. All fences erected between the front property line and the front setback line as defined in section 60.207 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code shall be no more than four (4) feet in height. On a corner lot at two intersecting streets in a residential zoning district, no fence, wall or other structure shall be allowed above a height of two (2) feet from sidewalk grade in the triangular area of the lot included within ten (10) feet of the corner along each lot line unless the structure is more than 80 % open. Fences for nonresidential uses in residential zoning districts shall not exceed eight (8) feet in height, except fences around tennis courts, which shall not exceed twelve (12) feet in height, back stop fences, which shall not exceed twenty (20) feet in h...

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