Project Type

Fences (Over 6 feet in height)


Miscellaneous Structures


Complete Application(s)
Apply for Permit online​ 

Submit Plans for Review
Route plans for other Department Approvals
Planning Department approval is required
Permit Issuance

Over the Counter Permit?


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Forms Required

Related Information

​8-Foot High Fence Details
Masonry Sound Wall
OA-15- Visibility Obstructions at Streets and Driveways
Residential Submittal Requirements 
105.2 Work Exempt from Permit.

            A permit shall not be required for the types of work in each of the separate classes of permit as listed in California Building Code Section 105.2 including those specifically amended below.  Exemption from the permit requirements of this Code shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of the technical codes or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction. Building permits shall not be required for the items listed in Building Code section 105.2 and for the following which are specifically amended:


        Fences not over 6 feet (1.83M) in height or any fence covered on improvement plans prescribed in Chapter 12.03 of the Sacramento County Code.​​


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Created at 12/27/2012 11:14 AM by Scott Goode
Last modified at 2/22/2023 10:51 AM by