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Fence Repair Policy

THE CORPORATION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF ASHFIELD-COLBORNE-WAWANOSH

POLICIES & PROCEDURES MANUAL

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SECTION: Public Works POLICY: Fence Repair

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COVERAGE: Township

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Policy Statement:

General Damages: The Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh will not be responsible for any damages to a property owners fence deemed to be located on Township road allowance.

Snow Removal: Private fence lines that are damaged by snow impact from Township equipment will be the property owners responsibility to repair. If there is sufficient evidence that the Township equipment came in direct contact with the fence, then the Township shall be liable for damages at the discretion of Council.

Construction: Private fence lines that restrict road construction or maintenance projects may be temporarily removed by the public works department as long as the property owner is in agreement. Said fence shall be restored to its original state upon completion of the road construction or maintenance project.

 

Date of Issuance: September 2002

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