The maximum height of a solid fence, wall or hedge shall be as follows:
- Front Limited Height. Fences, walls, and hedges located within a required front yard setback area or within the site distance area as defined herein shall be limited to a maximum height of three feet.
- Rear Limited Height. Fences, walls, and hedges located to the rear of the required front yard setback area shall be limited to a maximum height of six feet, unless this area is also within the site distance area as defined herein, in which case the maximum height shall not exceed three feet in the site distance area.
- Trellis or Rails. An additional one foot of fence or wall height is permitted on front yard, rear yard and interior side yard fences, only if the added fencing has openings comprising at least fifty percent of the added area (such as lath trellis or rails).
- If your property is on a corner or within 100-feet of a waterway (creek, ditch, etc) or sensitive habitat area, please contact the Planning Division prior to installing any fence, staff may be contacted at 650-726-8270.