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Use our Replace or build a new a front fence guide or our Replace or build a new side or rear fence guide to determine the permits and approvals you need before starting works. 

Begin at Step 1 and answer the questions one at a time.

The permits you need when building or replacing a fence depend on a number of factors, including:

  • the location of your property
  • your choice of fencing material
  • the fence height.

If you need help with Planning Permits, contact Statutory Planning by emailing [email protected] or call us on (03) 9278 4888.

If you need help with Building Permits, contact Building Services by emailing [email protected] or call us on (03) 9278 4999.


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