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Check the height of a fence in a residential lot under 500sqm

Refer to the Certificate of Title (available from the Landata website) and calculate the area of the lot using the title boundary dimensions.

See whether the area is under 500sqm. If it is, you need planning permission when the height of your fence exceeds:

  • 2m on a declared road, as listed on the VicRoads website
  • 1.5m anywhere else

Are you building a fence that requires planning permission on a residential lot under 500sqm?