[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Sandyston 6-5-2002 by Ord. No. 4-02. Amendments noted where applicable.]
No fence or wall forward of the front setback line in a residential district shall exceed four feet in height, except that a fence or wall behind the front yard setback line, but forward of the principal residential structure, may be six feet in height.
Fences and walls should complement the structural style, type and design of the principal building. All structural supporting members of the fence shall face the interior portion of the lot.
Fences and walls shall be erected in a manner so as to permit the flow of natural drainage and shall not cause surface water to be blocked or dammed to create ponding.
On corner lots, fences and walls shall be placed, as to height and location, so as to maintain a clear sight triangle for visibility at the street intersection.
Fences and walls shall be erected in a manner so as not to create any sight vision restrictions pertaining to the ingress and egress from any driveway whether be it for the property in question or any neighboring properties.
Fences, where horses are kept as an approved or permitted accessory use to a single-family dwelling as permitted in the appropriate residential zones, shall be suitable for their intended purpose, i.e. the corralling of said horses and/or livestock and shall be at least four feet in height.
An exception to the fence standards as delineated herein will be those fences which are constructed on properties where industrial or agricultural uses are permitted. Fences and walls constructed on these properties shall be exempt from the restrictions of this subsection, as long as the fences or walls do not obstruct traffic sight line distances and sight triangles as required at intersections, except that no fence shall exceed eight feet in height from ground level to very top, under any circumstances.