Town of North Beach, MD
Calvert County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of North Beach 10-12-1995 as Section 5 of Ord. No. 5-95. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Construction standards — See Ch. 49.
A. 
No fence of any type shall be erected that exceeds 6 feet in height. No barbed wire, electrical or other dangerous types of fencing shall be erected in the town.
B. 
Fences not exceeding 6 feet in height, whether they be constructed of woven wire fabric, masonry, wood, etc., and used for purposes of enclosures and/or privacy shall be permitted upon acquisition of a permit for construction of such and with exceptions as may be ordained herein.
C. 
No fence that exceeds 48 inches in height above ground level of said property shall be erected along a side property line and/or front property line within 25 feet of any street right-of-way when said property is an interior lot, and, where said property is a corner lot, no fence exceeding 48 inches in height above ground level of said property shall be erected along such side property lines that adjoins any street right-of-way, and, further, where said property is a corner lot and the rear property line and side property line intersect adjoining any street right-of-way, no fence that exceeds 48 inches in height shall be erected along the rear property line within 25 feet of street right-of-way.
D. 
The requirements of this chapter and the enforcement thereof shall not be construed to be effective upon such fences as may have been erected prior to passage of this chapter, until such time as existing fences are and/or may be required to be repaired (excepting painting, staining, etc.), altered, replaced, relocated, etc.
E. 
Violations of this chapter shall be a municipal infraction, punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article III, Penalties.[1]
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).