Yes, you need a Zoning Permit approved for a fence, even if you already have one and are replacing it. Refer to the Fence Brochure for more information.
How far does the fence need to be from the property line?
In general, fences can be built up to the property line, unless access, flood control, or stormwater conveyance is needed within a particular easement. Contact the Montgomery County Recorder’s Office for information on easements recorded on your property.
An application isn’t officially received until all applications, plan sets and application fees are paid. Once the application is approved, it will either be mailed to the applicant or sent to Building Inspection to begin that review, when applicable. A call for pickup of a permit can be arranged by request.
How long does it take for a Zoning Permit to be approved?
In general, it takes about 7-10 working days for applications that can approved at a Staff Level. A more detailed review or the submittal of an incomplete application can extend the amount of review time necessary. You may call the Planning Department at 433-7151 anytime from 8:00am to 4:30pm for an application status update.
Who do I make the check out to for Application Payment?
City of Centerville.
How many copies of plans do I need with my submittal?
Sheds, Fences, and Temporary Uses: 1 copy
Certificate of Zoning Compliance and Signs: 3 copies