Terre Haute, IN asked in Municipal Law for Indiana

Q: Are new fences required to be placed 5 ft. from property line or can they be placed on property line?

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Michael E. Polen Jr.
Michael E. Polen Jr.
  • Dyer, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: This is likely governed by a local ordinance. Given that every municipality is different, there is no easy answer. You will have to check with the local authority. A permit may also be required depending on the local ordinance.

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