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Brochure-FencesCOUNTY OF NEWELL Planning & Development Department FENCES Agricultural, Hamlet, Acreage Residential, & Grouped Rural Residential If you require assistance locating your property line, please contact an Alberta Land Surveyor. For more information, please contact: County of Newell Planning & Development Department (403) 362-3266 www.countyofnewell.ab.ca This brochure is not a legal document and is only intended to be used as a guideline. DO NOT rely solely on this brochure. The County of Newell has no restrictions on the style or colors used for a fence; however, developers of certain areas may require that certain guidelines be followed. For development information, including building, road, and irrigation setbacks; accessory building; access; contact the County of Newell Planning & Development Department. Our Land Use Bylaw is available on our website: www.countyofnewell.ab.ca Copyright County of Newell Planning & Development Department 2013 7 Foot Fence Rear Yard 7FootFence7FootFenceFront Yard 3FootFence3FootFence3 Foot Fence SideYard SideYardHOUSE ROAD HOUSE 7 Foot Fence Rear Yard 7FootFenceFront Yard 3FootFence3FootFence3 Foot Fence SideYard ROAD ROADSideYard3 Feet 7 Foot Fence 7FootFenceFront Yard 3FootFence3 Foot Fence HOUSE 7FootFence3FootFence30Feet30FeetROAD 7 Foot Fence 7FootFenceFront Yard 3Ft.Fence3 Foot Fence HOUSE 7FootFenceRear Yard 3Ft.FenceSide Yard Side Yard ROAD HAMLETS Non-Corner Lot Corner Lot GROUPED COUNTRY RESIDENTIAL Scenario #1 (House further than 30 feet from property line) Scenario #2 (House closer than 30 feet from property line) Hamlet (see diagram):  Barbed wire is not permitted fencing material  Fences in the front yard must be no taller than 3 feet (see diagram) Grouped Country Residential Subdivision (see diagram):  Fences within 30 feet of the property line must be less than 3 feet tall  Fences further than 30 feet from the road may be taller than 3 feet, but must be shorter than 7 feet. Agricultural Land/Single Lot CR  Fences, hedges, and shelterbelts cannot be placed within the County road right of way  No fence, hedge, or shelterbelt shall be erected that would unduly restrict the vision of approaching traffic  Barbed wire is an acceptable fencing material in agricultural areas. LEGEND Property Line Fence Building Road NO PERMIT IS REQUIRED FOR:  Fences, hedges, and shelterbelts further than 30 feet from the Right of Way of the road AND  Less than 7 feet high