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Fences

With the exception of the circumstances listed below, no permit is required for installing a fence. The installation or construction of a fence in the following circumstances requires the acquisition of a permit:

  • A low masonry wall where the main building is set back from the flush line with respect to adjacent buildings
  • On a playground or on the grounds of sports and recreational facilities where the proposed height falls outside the norm
  • The renovation, replacement, transformation, or installation of a fence within the limits of the Mount Royal Historic and Natural District
  • For “fuel” purposes (e.g., a gas station) where the proposed height falls outside the norm
  • For “daycare” purposes where the proposed height falls outside the norm

 

As part of your permit request, bring the following documents to the Permits and inspections division service desk:

  • The location certificate (2 copies)
  • A draft of the project, drawn to scale (2 copies)
  • A cost estimate
  • The contractor’s contact information, if applicable
  • Payment for the survey fees
  • A mandate from the owner is required if the permit is applied for by proxy

Fees for residential buildings
$8.90 per each $1000 in construction costs (minimum fee of $130)

Fees for every other type of building
$8.90 per each $1000 in construction costs (minimum fee of $390)

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Legal framework
Règlement sur les clôtures et les haies de l’arrondissement de Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (in French)