Village of Hanley Hills, MO
St. Louis County
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Cross Reference — As to regulations concerning parkways, ch. 515, art. IV.
[R.O. 2012 §520.010; CC 1987 §48.010]
Whenever in this Chapter the term "fence" is used, it shall mean an enclosure; a partition; an obstruction; a wall; a hedge; or trellises erected closer than three (3) feet to each other.
[R.O. 2012 §520.020; CC 1987 §48.020; Ord. No. 1000 Art. V, 11-18-2010]
No person or corporation shall erect, build or maintain a fence, partition or wall, of any kind or description or plant or maintain a hedge, of any kind or description, for enclosing or surrounding, separating, dividing or for any purpose whatsoever unless they first obtain a written permit from the Building Commissioner after submitting to him/her drawings, sketches, specifications and the proposed locations thereof. Said permit shall be issued at a charge as set forth in Section 405.150 of this Code.
[R.O. 2012 §520.030; CC 1987 §48.030]
In the event said drawings, sketches or specifications are not approved or disapproved within fifteen (15) days after being submitted to the Building Commissioner, they shall be deemed approved, and said Building Commissioner shall issue the permit thereafter.
[R.O. 2012 §520.040; CC 1987 §48.040]
All partition fences between two (2) contiguous lots shall be constructed of non-rust ornamental wire not to exceed four (4) feet in height, or manufactured or prefabricated lumber sections not to exceed six (6) feet in height; provided, nothing herein shall be construed as prohibiting the planting and maintenance of a hedge or shrubbery fence between two (2) contiguous lots, which hedge fence shall not exceed three (3) feet in height and may be erected after the obtaining of a permit therefore in the manner prescribed in Section 520.020 hereof. Dog runs may be constructed of metal fencing to a maximum height of six (6) feet.
[R.O. 2012 §520.050; CC 1987 §48.050]
No fence constructed of lumber, wire or other material shall extend in front of the building line on the front or side of any lot in the Village of Hanley Hills as described on the plat of said lot on record in the office of the Recorder of Deeds in St. Louis County, Missouri; provided hedge fences and shrubbery, not exceeding three (3) feet in height, may be planted in front of said building line or lines, and may enclose the front and side yard of any lot in the Village of Hanley Hills after the obtaining of a permit therefor as described in Section 520.020 hereof.
[R.O. 2012 §520.060; CC 1987 §48.060]
All painted wood fences and trellises permitted herein shall be painted at least once each three (3) years, and all fences and hedges herein permitted shall be maintained and kept in good condition and repair at all times.
[R.O. 2012 §520.070; CC 1987 §48.070]
Nothing herein shall be construed as prohibiting the erection or maintenance of trellises on the lots in the Village of Hanley Hills, provided, said trellises shall not exceed four (4) feet in height and six (6) feet in width and shall be ornamental in design, constructed of eight (8) to sixteen (16) gauge wire or manufactured painted lumber, with openings aggregating eighty percent (80%), and no trellis or ornamental designed object shall be constructed, erected or maintained closer than three (3) feet from each other in front of the building lines on the front or side of any lot in the Village of Hanley Hills.
[R.O. 2012 §520.080; CC 1987 §48.080]
Any person or corporation erecting a fence or trellis in violation of this Code shall reconstruct said fence or trellis so as to comply with this Code or shall remove same within fifteen (15) days after receiving written notice of said violation from the Building Commissioner of the Village, and every day said fence or trellis continues to be a violation after said fifteen (15) day period shall be considered a separate offense.