Wildlife Friendly Fencing Violations

What type of fence can be built on your property? In short, any new fencing must be no higher than 38 inches above the ground and the spacing between the top two wires or top pole/rail and adjacent wire shall be at least 12 feet The minimum clearance from the ground should be 16 feet. Buck and rail fencing shall be avoided.

Special Purpose Fencing

5-wire high fence

When replacing or repairing old fencing or if the fencing is agriculture related, please call our office for the specifics.

If your project is enclosing a pool, dog kennel, small yard or  something similar, check with the Planning Staff on “Special Purpose Fencing.” A special exemption may be granted depending on the purpose  and design of your fence.

Contact Information

For more information on any code topics or other zoning issues, please stop by our offices at 200 South Willow Street in Jackson or call 307-733-3959. To report a violation, please call the Code Compliance Officer at 307-733-3959.