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Fence Permit

Initial Contact: Department of Planning Services

Application Form:

Fence Permit Application (ACA online application)

Public Meeting:

Not Applicable


Fees vary depending upon the project; contact DPS for fee determination.

Telephone Number: 260-449-7607

Issued To:

A homeowner or individual wanting to erect a fence on a residential, commercial, and industrial property located within the City of Fort Wayne.


An applicant who wants to erect a fence submits an application to DPS online at https://citizenaccess.acfw.net/citizenaccess or in person at 200 E Berry, Suite 150. This application includes a survey or accurate drawing of the property with property lines, existing buildings, and applicable setbacks shown; the location, height and materials of the proposed fence; and other supporting documents. After staff review, a permit will be issued often within minutes of receiving a complete application.