Century Historic Board Postpones Fence Request, Wants Rules Changed

July 11, 2018

The Century Historic Preservation Board tabled action Tuesday on a local man’s request to construct a privacy fence and a storage shed. Instead, the board wants to see the town change restrictions.

Felic Fussner filed an application for development to construct an 8-foot privacy fence in the side and rear yard of a home and a storage shed in the 400 block of Front Street, in the Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company Residential Historic District. He also applied to construct a 4-foot picket fence in the front yard.

The board recommended that the town’s fence ordinance¬† be amended by the town council to allow only wood fences in the historic historic district while reducing the side and rear fence allowable height from eight to six feet.¬† The board also wants to see a restriction on using freight containers as storage buildings in the historic district.

Any consideration by the town council will come at a future meeting.

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One Response to “Century Historic Board Postpones Fence Request, Wants Rules Changed”

  1. Gene on July 12th, 2018 10:46 am

    Seams silly to allow only wood when an era appropriate ornate iron fence if you can afford it would be nicer? maybe i’m wrong but why tie your hands?

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