TOWN OF PESHTIGO FENCE APPLICATION
Project location __________________________________________________ Address where to send permit:
Owner: ________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________
Owner contact information: Email ___________________________________ __________________________________________________
Please sign: I have read the following requirements and will comply with the requirements. _______________________________________Date: __________
Please read if applying for a fences or wall application.
(a)Definitions. The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this section, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this subsection, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning: Fence means an enclosed barrier consisting of wood, plastic, stone or metal intended to prevent ingress or egress. No fence shall be constructed of unsightly or dangerous materials which would constitute a nuisance.
(1)Architectural or aesthetic fence means a fence constructed to enhance the appearance of the structure or the landscape, with its decorative or finished side facing the adjoining lots or streets
.(2)Boundary fence means a fence placed along the property lines of adjacent properties.
(3)Protective fence means a fence constructed to enclose a hazard to the public health, safety and welfare.
(b)Fence construction. Fences and walls must be located as follows
( 1)Solid fences and walls shall not be more than six feet in height and shall be constructed off the lot line by one foot.
(2)Fences and walls shall not exceed 3½ feet in height when located in a front yard or in the street side yard of a reversed corner lot.
(3)Fences and walls shall not exceed 2½ feet in height when located within a vision clearance triangle as defined in section 60-33(c).
(4)Finished sides of fences shall face the adjoining property owner
.(c)Fences to be repaired. All fences shall be maintained and kept safe and in a state of good repair. Remember this when you place your fence near a lot line.
(d)Temporary fences. Fences erected for the protection of planting or to warn of construction hazard, or for similar purposes, shall be clearly visible or marked with colored streamers or other such warning devices at four-foot intervals. Such fences shall comply with the setback requirements set forth in this section.(e)Nonconforming fences. Any fence existing on the effective date of this Code and not in conformance with this section may be maintained, but any alteration, modification or improvement of more than 50 percent of said fence shall result in the entire fence being brought into compliance with this section.
(f)Location determination. The property owner erecting a fence is solely responsible for ensuring that the fence is located properly on his property.(g)Retaining walls. Retaining walls may be permitted anywhere on the lot, provided, however, that no individual wall shall exceed six feet in height, and a terrace of at least three feet in width shall be provided between any series of such walls, and provided further that along a street frontage no such wall shall be closer than three feet to the property line.
Please read if applying for a OUTSIDE BOILER PERMIT
(a)The town shall require that a permit be obtained from the town clerk's office and any applicable fees be paid for any outdoor solid fuel-fired heating device installed or replaced after the effective date of the ordinance from which this section is derived.
(b)Permits shall be issued for outdoor solid fuel-fired heating devices intended to be installed at a distance of 200 feet or more from the nearest residence or business establishment which is not on the same property as the outdoor solid fuel-fired heating device.
(c)A conditional use permit shall be applied for if an outdoor solid fuel-fired heating device is located less than 200 feet from the nearest residence or business establishment which is not on the same property as the outdoor solid fuel-fired heating device.
(d)Every attempt shall be made to locate the outdoor solid fuel-fired heating device in the rear yard of the property. If the unit cannot be located in the rear yard, side yard placement may be acceptable provided all other requirements are met. In no case shall an outdoor solid fuel-fired heating device be located in the front yard.
(e)All outdoor solid fuel-fired heating devices shall meet highway setbacks, and have a ten-foot minimum setback from the side and rear property lines.
(f)Units installed after the effective date of the ordinance from which this section is derived shall be installed with a chimney/stack so that the combined height of the unit is per the manufacturers' minimum requirements.
(g)All stacks or chimneys must be so constructed to withstand high winds or other related elements.
(h)Permittees shall at all times operate their outdoor solid fuel-fired heating devices in full compliance with manufacturers' specifications. It is the responsibility of the permittee to possess and comply with such manufacturers' specifications.
(i)The outdoor solid fuel-fired heating device shall not be used to burn leaves, grass clippings, rubbish/garbage, waste oil, asphalt, roofing material, treated/painted wood, plastics or rubber. (Ref: Sec. 24-261. & Sec. 24-262. )