Local Council Boundary Fencing Rules & Regulations Melbourne, Victoria

Fencing rules in Melbourne

It is your responsibility to obtain any permits that are required to build a new fence. Each Council usually has different residential boundary fences general codes, including fence heights and other requirements. Here are some resources by some of Melbourne’s Local Councils about their fencing rules & regulations. Click on the different local council links below for more info:

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Privacy Screen Regulations Melbourne, Victoria

In some cases privacy screens may require permits from your local council. In can depend on a range of factors such as the location (e.g. if the fence is on or near a boundary) and the height of the screen.

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Swimming Pool Fence Rules Melbourne, Victoria

Swimming pool fences generally require a permit. This is because they are a safety feature and save the lives of many children each year. Contact your local council for more information.