The Saratoga Sun -

By Mike Dunn 

Planning board on the fence


Fence heights in front yards became a major issue of discussion at the July 8 Saratoga Planning Commission meeting.

A debate which started at the April meeting, planning commission members have been discussing setting limits to fence height in front yards. Some concerns brought up were high fence with low visibility would restrict the view of a driver pulling into the roadway and could result in car wrecks.

According to town of Saratoga engineer Chuck Bartlett, the current fencing ordinance states any front yard fence over 42 inches must have 50 percent visibility. Any fence higher than e...

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