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Wakefield works to mend fencing ordinance


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WAKEFIELD — At a special meeting on Friday evening, the Wakefield Planning Commission voted to send a revised version of the city’s fencing ordinance to the Wakefield City Council.

“This is for all new construction,” said City Manager Robert Brown Jr.

He added, however, that property owners wishing to replace any of their existing fencing will need to check the revised ordinance, which is only one and one-half pages.

The proposed ordinance covers details relating to varying maximum heights for front yards (four feet), side yards up until the front line o...