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This fence and wall standards (FW) section applies to the following zoning districts:
A1 A2 A3

The following standards shall apply:

A. Height. Fences and walls around a farmstead shall not exceed five (5) feet in height in the front and side yards, and eight (8) feet in height in the rear yard. Containment fences for livestock or fences around farm fields shall not exceed six (6) feet in height. Containment fences for livestock or exotic animals that are at least fifty (50) feet from all property lines are allowed up to ten (10) feet in height.

B. Height Exceptions. Fences that surround a swimming pool or sport courts located within the building setbacks, and in the side or rear yard, are allowed up to eight (8) feet in height.

C. Types.

1. Permitted Materials. Vinyl, zinc or powder coated chain link, galvanized chain link, chicken wire, wire mesh, agricultural wire, wood, composite outdoor wood, stone, masonry, wrought iron, decorative metal, and PVC shall be permitted fence and wall materials for containment and for around farm land.

2. Prohibited Material. Except where used for containment purposes, fences and walls shall not incorporate barbed wire or above ground electrified wires. Razor wire, broken glass, sharpened top spikes, and similarly hazardous fence material are not permitted. [Ord. 12-27-11 § 5.28.]