Fence Regulations Irvine, CA

Municipal Code Summary

Fences 6 feet and under do not require a building permit. Fences and walls shall be no higher than 3½ feet above grade in the front setback area. Fences and walls in rear or side setback areas shall be no higher than six feet above grade. Materials, colors, texture and alignment of walls shall be varied to relieve visual monotony. Barbed wire, wire, electronically charged fences, plain exposed concrete block, plastic materials, chain link and grape stakes are prohibited.

Irvine Neighborhoods: Bake Parkway, Beacon Park, Canyon Creek Central Park West, Concordia, Culverdale, Cypress Village, Deerfield, East Irvine, El Camino Real, Greentree, Harvard Square, Hidden Canyon, Irvine Center, Irvine Meadows, Irvine Spectrum Center, Irvine Technology Center, John Wayne, Laguna Altura, Las Palmas, Myford, Northpark Square, Northwood Point, Oak Creek, Orangetree, Orchard Hills, Park Paseo, Park Place, Parkside, Park West, Parkwood, Pavilion Park, Portola Springs, Positano, Quail HIll, Rancho San Joaquin, San Carlo, San Mateo, Serrano, Shady Canyon, Sheridan Square, Smoketree, Stonegate Village, San Joaquin Marsh, Tarocco, The Groves, Turtle Rock, The Ranch, Tiempo, Trailwood, University Hills, University Park, University Town Center, Villa Coronado, Village Park, Vista Filare, Walnut, Westpark, Woodbridge, Woodbury, Willowspark, Windstream, Windwood

Irvine Municipal Code


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Irvine, CA 92606-5207



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