The Development Authority may approve, upon application for a development permit a higher fence or a fence with barbed wire or other security features for public safety, security, or buffering reasons.
In the case of through lots, fences shall be of a height satisfactory to the Development Authority considering fences in the surrounding area and the requirement for screening.
A garbage collection area, a dumpster, an open storage area, or an outdoor service area, including any loading and vehicle service area, which is visible from an adjacent site in a residential district or from a public road other than a lane, shall be screened using a solid fence such that it visually hides the area from the adjacent site or road, to a height of 1.9 meters.
When a non-residential lot shares a property line with a lot designated as a Residential District, a continuous screen of 2.0 meters in height is required. If planting is used;
- It shall include a mix of deciduous and coniferous trees with at least 60% of these trees being coniferous;
- It shall include trees which are 2.0 meters in height when planted and at least 6.0 meters in height at maturity; and,
- It may include shrubs in addition to trees provided that the shrubs are at least 2.0 meters in height at maturity.
Any parking lot having eight or more parking spaces that is visible from an adjoining site in a Residential or Commercial District, or from a public roadway other than a lane shall be sufficiently screened to provide substantial interruption of the view of the parking area from any adjoining Residential or Commercial District or public roadway.
For bulk outdoor storage, including but not limited to auto wrecking, lumber yards, pipe storage and similar uses, where because of height of materials stored, a fence, earth berm or combination thereof, with sufficient height to substantially block the view at a distance of 61.0 meters shall be required.