FENCES & RETAINING WALLS: Permits are required for the construction of fences and retaining walls.
• A zoning permit is required for construction of fences and retaining walls that are located on, in, or near any property line, drainage and utility easements, waterways or wetlands. Maximum fence height in Andover is nominal six feet (6'- 0") in height, please see Rules and Specifications below..
• A building permit is required for retaining walls exceeding 4’ - 0” in height. Professional engineering may be required.
FENCE AND RETAINING WALL RULES AND SPECIFICATIONS
FENCE AND RETAINING WALL ONLINE PERMIT APPLICATION (Online Permit Link)
FENCE AND RETAINING WALL PERMIT APPLICATION (PDF)
BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION (Only required for retaining walls exceeding 4'- 0" in height)