Fence Checklist


  • All permit applications, two paper copies, and one digital copy of permit documentation should be submitted to the Development Services Department.
  • Please note at this time we only accept cash or check payments (due at submittal).
  • Please email buildingpermit@lantana.org with any questions regarding your submittal.

Please check to confirm submittal of the following: 

  • Completed Permit Application, including material/height in Description of Work.
  • Contractor Registration Details (State License/Competency, County BTR, Liability Insurance, Worker’s Compensation, Qualifier Details) or Owner Builder Affidavit
  • 2 copies of a survey of the property (including all improvements and easements)
  • 2 copies of the fence plan designed in accordance with Town Code requirements. Survey/plan should indicate:
    • Location of the proposed fence and gates/openings
    • Type of fence material (ex. wood, pvc, chain link, vinyl-coated chain link)
    • Height of the proposed fence 
    • For vinyl-coated chain link, provide if the coating is green or black

If applicable:

  • If the proposed fence is located within an easement, submit 2 copies of:
    • Signed Easement Consent Form from all agencies with an easement of record on the property
    • Copy of the recorded Town of Lantana Removal Agreement (must have recordation stamp)
  • If the proposed fence is a pool barrier, submit 2 copies of:
    • Plans showing pool location and methods to create a 360-degree barrier around the pool in accordance with the 2020 Florida Building Code (FBC)
    • Backup documentation detailing how fence meets FBC pool barrier requirements
    • Dimensioned section of the fencing


  1. Fences are required to meet all Lantana Code requirements, including those of Sec. 23-81(j). For additional information on Code Requirements, visit https://library.municode.com/fl/lantana/codes/code_of_ordinances.
  2. Temporary construction fences do not require a Town of Lantana building permit.
  3. All exposed supports for fencing shall face the owner’s property.
  4. Fences at road intersections and corner lots should comply with visibility requirements of Sec. 23-81(e) and (f).
  5. If landscape removal is necessary to remove a fence, a separate permit is required.
  6. A certified NOC is required for permits with a value of greater than $2500 prior to scheduling an inspection.
  7. Please note this checklist is not intended to be all-inclusive. Additional documents may be requested.