A permit is required prior to starting construction upon any property. To ensure the timeliest processing of your permit application, please review the following checklists and information.
- No electrified fences, barbed wire, razor wire or similar material shall be allowed in residential districts except as required per federal, state, or local regulations for facilities that provide utility services, including but not limited to Wastewater Treatment plants located within residential districts. Temporary security fencing may be allowed for construction sites or perimeter fencing for undeveloped land in residential zones.
- Barbed wire, razor wire, hog wire and chicken wire shall be prohibited for non-residential uses, except as required per federal, state, or local regulations for facilities that provide utility services, including but not limited to Wastewater Treatment plants, installation associated with Lift Station requirements or Wireless Telecommunication Facilities.
- For residential uses, no permanent fence or wall shall exceed eight feet in height in rear or side yards.
- For residential, no permanent fence or wall shall exceed four feet in height in front setback, front yard, or side yards abutting rights-of-way unless part of a PUD.
- For commercial and industrial uses, no permanent fences or wall shall exceed ten feet in height in side and rear yards unless approved as part of a development plan.
- No permanent fence or wall, including subdivision perimeter walls, shall be located closer than six inches from any right-of-way line, except as allowed in PUD as described below. Town of Lady Lake holds property owner(s) responsible for the proper location and installation of fences.
- No permanent fence or wall shall be located within areas required to provide clearance for visibility in accordance with section later in this chapter.
- Location of fence or wall shall be the responsibility of the owner and in no way encroach onto another property or public right-of-way.
- Customary fencing around tennis courts and other approved recreational amenities shall be exempt from height restrictions.
- Fences required or installed to provide rear lot screening of double frontage lots shall be exempt from right-of-way setback requirements. However, such fences shall comply with requirements to provide visibility clearance at intersections as described in the Town of Lady Lake Land Development Regulations.
- Agricultural fences shall be exempt from requirements.
- Any PUD shall be exempt from all requirements except those which are a part of the approval.