When preparing for a fence installation project in Cedar Grove, NJ, you will need to follow the Township’s fence codes (details below) and acquire a zoning permit through the zoning office. An additional permit may be required if the fence is enclosing a pool or for a commercial property. You can discuss any question you may have by contacting the Zoning Official. Academy Fence has been installing all types of cedar wood fence, Vinyl PVC and aluminum fences in Cedar Grove since the 1960’s. Give us a call to speak with an experienced fence industry expert to receive an installation quote or a material estimate. For your reference, we have included some recent fence installation photos (below) of jobs we have completed in town.
Fences and walls may be located in any front, side, and/or rear yard of any property in any district in the Township.
With the exception of fences and walls erected for screening of outdoor storage or refuse disposal units, fences and walls, whether attached to the principal building or not, are exempt from setback requirements as otherwise stipulated for accessory structures.
Except as specifically provided otherwise in this chapter, any fence, wall, or combination fence/wall built within the front yard shall not exceed four feet in height, and any fence, wall, or combination thereof built upon the remainder of any lot shall not exceed six feet in height. These limitations shall not apply to retaining walls and shall be subject to change at the discretion of the municipal agency in any matter requiring site plan review.
Walls erected for structural purposes of retaining soil pertinent to an approved lot grading plan, shall not exceed eight feet in height, as measured from the lowest finished grade at any point to the topmost portion of the structure at that point.
All fences shall be constructed with the finished side facing out and away from the property on which the fence is located.
No fence or wall shall be erected which will encroach upon a public right-of-way or sight triangle easement established pursuant to this chapter.
Township of Cedar Grove,
525 Pompton Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009