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No Fence Permit Required in Wyandotte Michigan

There is no permit required in order to install a fence in the city of Wyandotte, however, there are still some good practices to follow when installing a fence. You should always discuss the proposed fence and layout with your neighbors and and check to make sure the fence is allowed and approved by any neighborhood or homeowners association. We also recommend reviewing your mortgage/property survey to make sure that you are 100% certain of where your property lines are located.

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Fence Ordinances in Wyandotte Michigan

Below is a brief overview of the fence ordinances for Wyandotte 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 Wyandotte.

  • Fence posts must be set at least 2 feet deep (we recommend at least 36-42 inches).
  • Fences must be a minimum of 3 feet tall.
  • The maximum height for residential, back yard fencing is 6 feet tall.
  • The maximum height for residential side-yard fences is 5 feet tall unless there is at least 4 feet of distance between the fence and both adjacent property’s building/house and a front yard length of at least 20 feet.
  • All common types of fences are allowed including: privacy fencing, vinyl fencing, wood fencing, picket fences, chain link fence, and aluminum/wrought iron fencing
  • No barbed wire, razor ribbon or any other sharp finish that can caused harm is allowed on a residential fence.
  • No fences with electric charges or currents are allowed with the exception of low voltage invisible dog fences (which are not effective).
  • Fences are not allowed in front yards with the exception of 2-rail split rail fencing, in some cases.

Wyandotte Michigan Building Department Info

The Wyandotte 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.


3200 Biddle Avenue  Wyandotte, Michigan 48192

Phone number

(734) 324-4500

Driving Directions

The Wyandotte city offices are located on the West side of Biddle Avenue, just North of Eureka Road. Make sure you take a stroll along the Detroit River before you leave.