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Fence Permit Requirements in Warren Michigan

The permit process at the city of Warren is rather easy and most permits can be approved at the time of applying for them if a plan reviewer is available to take a look at the application. At Superior Fence, we will take care of all the permit paperwork for you if choose to hire our fence company to install your project!

The permit fee in Warren varies based on the cost of your proposed fence project. Please see the Residential Fee Schedule for reference.

Click Here to visit the official website for Warren Michigan

Permit Application

Use the above link to download the Warren fence permit application. Fill out the application with details regarding your property and proposed fence. Once completely filled out and signed, turn it into the Berkley building department for approval.

Proposed Layout

A detailed drawing/layout of the proposed fence must accompany your fence permit application. This proposed layout/drawing will need to include any buildings/structures on the property, any existing fences, walls, etc., and measurements of the proposed fence.

Neighbor Approval Signature(s)

If you have a neighboring property that shares a property line where you will be installing your fence, you must have that neighbor fill out a neighbor approval form that is signed and notarized. You will then submit it with your permit application. Each sharing neighbor must fill out a form. Note: If you are not installing the fence ON the shared property line, the neighbor signatures are not required.

Fence Ordinances in Warren Michigan

Below is a brief overview of the fence ordinances for Warren Michigan. This is not a complete or definite list and should never be used in support of a dispute. Click here to review the complete document of codes and ordinances regarding fences in Warren.

  • Fences must be entirely on the property of the installing party. If both neighbors agree on a shared property line and sign a notarized agreement letter, the fence can be installed on the shared property line.
  • No fence can extend beyond the front corner(s) of a house (some exceptions for corner properties, where the fence may be able to extend towards the sidewalk as long as you keep it at least 1-ft away from the sidewalk).
  • The finished side of fences must face adjacent neighboring properties. All frame work, posts and rail must face the inside of the installing party’s property.
  • Maximum fence height is 6ft tall for residential fences. If you live adjacent to an industrial property, you may be allowed to have an 8-ft tall fence.
  • Fence posts must be set at a depth of at least half the height of the fence being installed.
  • Privacy fences on corner lots or with lots that have a driveway intersecting a public sidewalk must meet visibility requirements.

Warren Michigan Building Department Info

The Warren building department is where you will find information that you need in regards to having your new fence installed. Details regarding permits, ordinances, and property information can be obtained here.


1 City Square #305 Warren, Michigan 48093

Phone number

(586) 574-4500

Driving Directions

The beautiful office building for the city of Warren is located just East of Van Dyke avenue a few blocks North of E. 12 Mile Rd. This area is also found just over a mile North of Interstate 696, Van Dyke Road exit.