Fencing Regulations

The Town of Milton, Massachusetts Inspectional Services Department 617-898-4925

All fencing must be installed on your property.

Corner Clearance

On lots in Residence AA, A, B, C, D, D1 and D2 districts no building, fence, or other structure shall be erected and no tree, shrub or other planting shall be planted, or allowed to exist, which prevents an unobstructed view through the space between 3 ½ feet and 8 feet above the ground within the area formed by the intersecting side lines forming the corner of the intersecting streets and a line joining points on such lines 25 feet distant from the point of intersection in an AA, A, D, D-1 or D-2 district or 20 feet distant from the point of intersection in a B or C district.

Fence Around Pools

All swimming pools capable of holding 24” or more of water must be fenced at a minimum of 4’. See building department staff for more specific guidelines on pool fencing.