Fence Codes and Ordinances for Park Ridge, IL

Park Ridge, located in the northwest part of the Chicago metro, is home to 38,000 residents. The city requires all homeowners and fence contractors to get a permit before installing a fence. Privacy, picket and semi-privacy styles are permitted. Because of strong winds in the area, the fence codes require that every fence must withstand a wind force of 15 lbs per square foot. 5′ is the maximum height for backyard or side-yard fences. No fences are allowed in the front yard.

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