Community Planning & Economic Development

Minneapolis Development Review
250 S. 4th St., Room 300
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-3000

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Building a Fence

At-a-glance

Fences of 6 feet in height or less

 

Is a ...

Required?

Permit

No

Contractor

No

Zoning Check and Site Plan

Yes

Inspection

No

Construction Plan Review

No

Homeowners can perform work on their own property.

Fences of more than 6 feet in height

 

Is a ...

Required?

Permit

Yes

Contractor

No

Zoning Check and Site Plan

Yes

Inspection

Yes

Construction Plan Review

Yes

Homeowners can perform work on their own property.

Before You Start

Look at these pages:

Requirements for Additions and Alterations (pdf)

Minimum Standards for Dwellings (pdf)

Exterior Remodeling or Alterations

Finding a licensed contractor

Hiring a Residential Contractor – what do I need to know? (pdf)

Site Plan

Zoning Approval

Property Line Information

Property Line Location (pdf)

About Fences

Fence Requirements

About Permits

Applying for a Permit

Permits Overview

Timeline for Completion

About the Inspections Process

Site Plan

Inspections Process


 

Last updated Nov 7, 2011