When do I need a fence permit?

A separate permit (click here to apply) review by Public Works is required for the installation of any fence, privacy wall and/or solid opaque screen planting located within 20 feet of the front property line or within 12 feet of a street side yard property line fronting a street and if it is 6 feet or higher. 

San Anselmo Municipal Code link here (10-3.402 table 4B footnote 3). 

See Fence Permit Diagram for more info.

See the Public Works - Forms and Permit page for more information and updates: HERE

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