A finished side of all fences shall face off site. Razor wire, concertina wire, barbed wire, and similar fencing materials shall be prohibited in, and directly adjacent to, all Residential districts and uses, including those separated by a public right-of-way The use of chain link fences in yards fronting on public streets is discouraged.
The maximum height of a fence or wall shall be as shown in the table below, unless a higher fence or wall is required by other provisions.
|Street Yard||All Other|
|All Other Residential Districts||4'||6'||8'|
|MRC, CSO, OCL, CBD||4'||8'||8'|
|MCD, HSD, GCS||6'||8'||8'|
|All Industrial Districts||8'||10'||10'+|
Fences may be placed across easements, but may not block or impede the flow of drainage. Any fences placed across easements may be removed at the owner's expense.
Fences over 7' tall will require a building permit.
All regulations regarding fences and walls are located in Section 12.4 of the Columbia Zoning Ordinance.