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Check whether masonry or lightweight fencing requires Report and Consent

The front fence materials and height and the property's declared road status all impact whether you will need Report and Consent for your project.

  1. Go to the VicRoads website.
  2. Locate your property on the Map of Declared Roads to see whether the front fence will face a declared road.
  3. Use the following tables to see whether you need Report and Consent.

For masonry (brick, concrete or stone) fencing:

Fence height

Is the front fence on a declared road?

Do I need Report and Consent?

From 1.2m to 1.5m

No

No

Yes

No

From 1.5m to 2m

No

Yes

Yes

No

2m or more

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

For lightweight (non-masonry) fencing:

Fence height

Is the front fence on a declared road?

Do I need Report and Consent?

From 1.5m to 2m

No

Yes

Yes

No

2m or more

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Does your front fence require Report and Consent?