By Mike Dunn 

Planning commission revamps fencing ordinance

Talks take place on special use permits and bylaws


The fencing ordinance will receive another makeover.

The planning commission voted to amend the fencing ordinance which will allow for a seven-foot fence, with 75 percent visibility in fences higher than four feet.

The planning commission wrestled with the changes for more than an hour. The major topic of concern was how high does the fence have to be to keep deer out of a homeowner’s yard. Initially, the proposed ordinance called for a maximum of a six-foot fence, with 50 percent visibility in the fencing material above four feet.

However, many said six-feet would not be high enough to...

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