5.100 Residential Fences and Privacy Screens

2.1. The Height of a Fence is measured from the highest point along the portion of a Fence, excluding structural posts, to the finished ground surface directly beneath the Fence at that point.
 
Diagram for Subsection 2.1
Diagram for 5.100_2.1
2.2. Maximum Fence Height must comply with Table 2.2:
Table 2.2. Fence Height Regulations
Subsection Regulation Value Symbol
2.2.1. Maximum Height in Front Yards 1.3 m A
2.2.2. Maximum Height in all other Yards 2.0 m B
Unless the following applies:
2.2.3. Maximum Height for the portion of the Fence between the Flanking Side Lot Line and the nearest wall of the principal building, not including projections, and extending from the Rear Lot Line to the Front Yard, on Corner Sites that provide vehicle access from the Flanking Street 1.3 m C
 
Diagram for Subsection 2.2
Diagram for 5.100_2.2
2.3. Despite Subsection 6.1.1 of Section 7.100, to provide additional screening from Nuisances from Abutting Sites or Streets, the Development Planner may vary the Height of a Fence, or a portion of a Fence, in compliance with the following: 
 
2.3.1. Where the maximum Height of a Fence is 1.3 m, it may be varied up to a maximum Height of 2.0 m.
2.3.2. Where the maximum Height of a Fence is 2.0 m, it may be varied up to a maximum Height of 2.6 m.

 

3.1. The Height of a Privacy Screen is measured from the highest point along the Privacy Screen, excluding structural posts, to the surface of the Platform Structure or Rooftop Terrace directly beneath that point.
 
Diagram for Subsection 3.1
Diagram for 5.100_3.1
3.2. Privacy Screen Height must comply with Table 3.2:
Table 3.2. Privacy Screen Height Regulations
Section Regulation Value Symbol
3.2.1. Maximum Height in Front Yards 1.3 m A
3.2.2. Maximum Height in all other Yards 2.0 m B
Unless 1 or more of the following applies:    
3.2.3. Maximum Height within 2.5 m of a Rear Lot Line 1.3 m  C
3.2.4. Maximum Height in required Side Setbacks 1.3 m D
 
Diagram for Subsection 3.2
Diagram for 5.100_3.2
3.3. Despite Subsection 6.1.1 of Section 7.100, to prevent visual intrusion or provide additional screening from Abutting Sites or Streets, the Development Planner may vary the Height of a Privacy Screen, or a portion of a Privacy Screen, in compliance with the following:
 
3.3.1. Where the maximum Height of a Privacy Screen is 1.3 m, it may be varied up to a maximum Height of 2.0 m.
3.3.2. Where the maximum Height of a Privacy Screen is 2.0 m, it may be varied up to a maximum Height of 3.1 m.