Copyright 2018 City of Jerseyville Illinois.

Fence Requirements

  1. Fences may be built on property line; however, it is the property owner’s responsibility to determine the property line.
  2. Front yard fences shall not exceed four and one half (4’ ½) feet in height (measured from natural ground) and shall not be of solid construction.
  3. Rear yard fence shall not exceed six and one half (6’1/2) feet in height (measured from natural ground) and shall not extend past front of any dwelling or any property adjacent to the fence.

Applications are not complete until payment of fees associated with said application has been received.
No work should begin until the application has been completed.


All questions and/or concerns should be directed to:

City of Jerseyville, Department of Building and Zoning
Jeff Soer
Director of Building and Zoning
115 East Prairie Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052
P: (618) 498-3312

City of Jerseyville Illinois
115 East Prairie Street
Jerseyville Illinois 62052
HOURS OF OPERATION 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.