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Wakefield planners address pending fencing revisions


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WAKEFIELD — To fence or not to fence, as well as where and how to fence, was a major topic at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Wakefield Planning Commission.

City Manager Robert Brown, Jr. said the city’s current ordinance allows residents to install a fence directly on their property line.

However, he noted, that can result in problems — particularly when new neighbors settle in.

Brown added that six feet and three feet are the current height maximum and minimum, respectively, but he added that city officials can change the terms as they determine how t...