Fence Codes and Regulations for Calumet City, IL

Calumet City, also known as Cal City, is located inside the Cook County. South to the Chicago metro, it is home to about 37,000 residents. The city’s building codes mandate a permit for all residential fences installed by professional installers or DIY homeowners. The average cost of a permit is $10. All privacy fences require Mayor-City Council approval. 6′ maximum height must be followed and a final inspection is required. No front-yard fences are permitted by the codes. A swimming pool must be enclosed by a fence at least 5′ with a self-latching gate.

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