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Fences & Walls

The Town of Clarkstown does not require fence permits. However the erection of fences and walls are regulated by Section 290-21B(5) of the Town of Clarkstown Zoning Ordinance.

What are the regulations regarding fences and walls?


  1. Solid fences and walls, either individually or together, cannot exceed four (4 1/2) feet in height, along any lot line.
  2. Fences cannot exceed six (6) feet in height along any lot line, unless they are setback 2/3 the height from the lot line.
  3. If any such fence has a finished or more attractive side, such side shall face in the direction as chosen by the property owner installing the fence.
  4. Fencing at street intersections must comply with Town Code Section 250-6.

Town of Clarkstown 10 Maple Avenue, New City, NY 10956 (845) 639-2000
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