Tag Archives: Fence

The other side of the law

The permit to build my home required that there be a split rail fence 5 1/2 feet from the exterior wall on the north and east sides of the home–the ‘confinement fence,’ as I have dubbed it.  While the City was … Continue reading

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You two might have a lot in common

Beyond being ‘architecturally unsympathetic,’ and corralling my family near to or in the house, it is not just us who find the fence confining and inconvenient.  Down the east side of the home, on the ‘free and full use’ side of … Continue reading

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Land, lots of land, with the starry skies above

The City directed that the building project have a ‘split rail fence…five and one half feet from the building envelope on the North and East sides, meeting at the intersection of the two fence lines.’  This fence is designed to … Continue reading

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Let’s be reasonable

It’s late September and I am on my way home.  “The people from the city are coming,”  Ken, our builder, told me on the phone.  “I think you should be there.”  Something about needing more plants in the construction mitigation plan before … Continue reading

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