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Township of Essa Administration Centre

5786 County Road 21 | Utopia, ON L0M 1T0

Phone: 705-424-9917 Fax: 705-424-2367

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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​Fence Permits

Are you looking to erect a fence around your property?

Please be aware that you are required to obtain a fence permit before installing a fence. 

The following items are required when applying for a fence permit:

  • Fence Permit Application
  • Site Plan indicating the location of the fence and any corners as daylight triangles must be maintained
  • Material to be used for the construction of the fence
  • Location of building services (such as gas metre, water meter, electrical meter) *All service items must not be enclosed by a fence
  • Final lot grading is required if it is in a subdivision (Confirm with your building department that your property has final lot grading).  *If final lot grading has not been approved, you must get a lot grading waiver from your builder

Related Links

Fence Permit Application
Fence By-law - Refer to By-law 2017-40