Fences

A fence permit shall be obtained prior to erecting or replacing a fence. 

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3.25  MISCELLANEOUS STRUCTURE PERMITS (FENCES, WALLS, PATIOS, SHEDS, DECKS)

3.25.1       Applicability

Prior to the erection of any fence, wall, shed, deck, or other miscellaneous structure allowed by this Code, a Miscellaneous Structure Permit shall be obtained pursuant to this Section.

3.25.2     Application Filing

                An application for a Miscellaneous Structure Permit shall be filed with the Chief Building Official.  The Chief Building Official shall review the application for completeness in accordance with §3.1.5. 

3.25.3     Chief Building Official/Staff Review and Action

                The Chief Building Official shall review the Miscellaneous Structure Permit application in light of the Approval Criteria of §3.25.4 below and, as deemed necessary, distribute the application to other reviewers in accordance with §3.1.7.  Based on the results of those reviews, the Chief Building Official shall take final action on the Miscellaneous Structure Permit application and either approve, approve with conditions, or deny such application.  The Chief Building Official shall act upon a request for a Miscellaneous Structure Permit within seven (7) days of submittal of a Complete Applicaton.               

3.25.4     Approval Criteria

                The Chief Building Official shall approve a Miscellaneous Structure Permit application if it complies with the applicable standards set forth in Article 6 of this Code and with the Building Code of the City of Arvada, unless a Minor Modification (see §3.19) or a Variance (see §3.20) has been previously granted.

3.25.5     Effect of Approval/Lapse

                A Miscellaneous Structure Permit shall lapse and have no further effect unless the structure has been erected in compliance with the terms and conditions of the permit within six (6) months after the date of the Miscellaneous Structure Permit approval. 

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