Yes, a building permit is required when installing a new fence or removing and/or replacing an existing fence.
Walls that require a building permit include:
- Chain link, wood, wrought iron, or retaining walls 2-feet or higher
- Garden walls 3-feet or higher
To obtain a building permit, please provide a site plan to Planning Staff (TustinPlanning@tustinca.org). Your site plan must include property dimensions, label property lines, the proposed location of the fence or wall shows wall/fence and provide construction details for the wall/fence with details on materials and height. For more information on the requirements for submitting to Building Division, please follow this link. Once your plans have been approved by both Planning and Building Divisions, a building permit will be issued.