Are you looking to have a fence installed and live in the city of Schenectady? If so, here are the requirements:
Fences erected or constructed on the side yard between residential buildings can be no more the 6′ high
Fences in front yards can be no more the 4′ high
Fences on the street side-yard of corner lots, behind the front building line can not be no more the 4’high unless placed more than 4 feet from the side yard sidewalk then it can not be no more then 6’high
All ornamental fences can not be no more then 5′ high
Fences on the street line of rear yards can be no more then 4’high unless placed more than 4 feet from sidewalk or street line then it can not be no more then 6’high
All other rear yards can be no more then 6’high
On any lot within 4 feet of any intersection of any driveway with a City right-of-way or ingress/egress right-of-way can not be no more then 4’high
All other fences, unless provided for elsewhere within this chapter can not be no more then 6’high.
2. CORNER LOTS
Fences located on corner lots shall meet the requirements of 264-34, Obstruction to vision at corner lots
3. Materials and Construction
Barbed wire, chicken wire, pallets, plywood, sheet metal, and construction fencing shall not be used as a fencing material or as any part of a fence
The finished or ornamental side shall face out from the property.
If you have any questions you can contact Haley Brothers or the City of Schenectady.