City of Binghamton, New York

Are there restrictions on the location of a solid fence?

Yes. In accordance with Code of Ordinances, Chapter 410, § 410-14. Fences, hedges and walls
No solid fence, wall, natural plantings, or barrier with a height greater than three feet may be installed, constructed, or planted within 12 feet of the front property line or the distance to the front face of the residence,whichever is less.
No solid fence, wall, natural plantings, or barrier with a height greater than three feet may be installed, constructed, or planted along any side property line if or when the solid fence, wall, natural plantings, or barrier is within 10 feet of a driveway.
On any corner lot, the height of any solid fence, wall, natural plantings, or barrier shall not exceed four feet along the front and side property lines adjacent to the street. The fence height must be reduced to three feet within the triangular area formed by the intersecting street lines and the straight line joining said street lines in accordance with § 410-17.

Department: 
Building Construction