Frisco TX Galvanized Steel Post Fence Ordinance

by Loreena Yeo on August 31, 2012

On Monday 8/7/2012, the Frisco City Council approved the new fence ordinance to include galvanized steel post on all new and replacement wood fence over 4-feet tall. This new ordinance is effective immediately. Hence, any new permits requested for new or replacement wood fence would require galvanized steel posts.

How to Apply for Fence Permit in Frisco TX?

Fill out this Fence Permit (Link to City’s website).

You can fill it out yourself or have your fence contractor fill it out for you. However, it is the homeowner’s responsibility to ensure the permit is filed with the City of Frisco TX.

A permit is required when you replace more than 2-panels (16-feet) section. No permit is required if you make minor repairs and less than 2-sections of your existing fence.

Information You Need to Apply for Frisco Fence Permit

  • Fence Permit application
  • Subdivision name, Lot and Block (This information is on the Survey when you purchase the property)
  • Homeowner’s name (and fence contractor – if applicable)
  • Length, height of fence
  • Estimated value of fence
  • Materials for the fence (type of wood, type of posts)
  • 2 copies of the survey with NEW FENCE HIGHLIGHTED

Frisco Fence Height Requirements

You can build a fence no more than 8-feet tall. If you need to include horizontal boards, they cannot exceed 3-feet tall. The fence must be placed on the property line or inside property boundaries. However, you must check with your Homeowner’s Association bylaws for fence requirements also. Most homeowner’s associations only allow wrought iron fences (no more than 4-feet tall) if property is located on a greenbelt.

If you have any concerns or questions about building your fence in Frisco TX, direct them to:

City of Frisco – Building Inspection Division
6101 Frisco Square Blvd., 3rd Floor West
Frisco, Texas 75034
Phone: 972-292-5301


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