Fence Permit Application

  • FOR OFFICE USE ONLY:

    PERMIT NO. ___________________________________

    ISSUANCE DATE: ______________________________

    FEE AMOUNT: _________________________________

  • Note:
    All perimeter fencing visible to the public and/or other property owners, shall be uniform in appearance. All poles, cross pieces and supports shall be placed on the interior of the fence in such a manner that they are not visible to the public or other property owners. Exterior surfaces and street sides of all fences shall be the finished side. Fencing cannot exceed height limitations as outlined in Chapter 18 and must comply with all zoning district requirements for placement. Corner and alley lots must adhere to the unobstructed triangle setbacks for view.

    Important Information:
    REMEMBER TO CALL IOWA ONE-CALL 1-800-292-8989 PRIOR TO DIGGING. Iowa law requires that any person, homeowner, professional, public or private entity, planning to engage in any form of excavation within the State of Iowa must notify the Iowa One Call notification system AT LEAST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO EXCAVATING. Iowa law applies to professional contractors as well as homeowners, and encompasses a wide array of outdoor projects including: * Installing a fence * Planting trees or shrubs * Building a patio, addition, deck, garage, outdoor shed or any similar structure that requires any form of digging * Putting in a new driveway * Installing a septic system or water drainage system * Terracing or landscaping

    Permit Information:
    This fence permit will be issued contingent upon approval of specifications outlined in this application which must reflect a proposed fence height and location consistent with all sections of the Sergeant Bluff Municipal Code. A complete application is required for approval, and consist of 1) This application filled out completely 2) Full payment of associated fee. An inspection will follow fence construction and serve as the final step of the process.
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