Fence Codes and Ordinances for Harvey, IL

Set in the southern part of the Chicago metro area, the City of Harvey is home to about 25,000 residents. Many homeowners build fences to enhance their privacy and safety. The city’s building ordinances require a permit for all fence installations. The permit fee is about 3% of the total cost of the project. All fence contractors must provide evidence of license by Harvey. Prior to construction, an inspection of post holes is needed. A final inspection upon completion is required. No front-yard fences are allowed in Harvey.

Specific Fence Rules, Ordinances and Restrictions