State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Historical version for 8 July 2011 to 24 November 2011 (accessed 1 February 2015 at 04:41) Current version

3A.35   Construction of fences

(1)  A fence must not incorporate barbed wire in its construction or be electrified if it is on a lot in Zone R5.
(2)  If the land on which a fence is to be erected is bush fire prone land, the fence must be constructed from non-combustible materials.
(3)  Metal used in the construction of a fence must be low reflective and factory pre-coloured.
(4)  A fence must not be of solid construction (for example, colourbond) if it is on a side or rear boundary of a lot.
(5)  A fence must not be constructed so as to redirect the overland flow of surface water onto adjoining properties.
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