summary & standards below provided for general information purposes; current GHI rules supercede any abbreviated guidelines

Rule Type: 
GHI Rules: 
Authorization Form: 
Board Approval: 

any nonconforming
top rail > 42" high
posts > 48" high
dog kennel/enclosure


neighbor consent to remove fence if shared


not 'harmonious'
not 'open' (30% minimum)
within 25' of road intersection
within 15' of court intersection

Prince George's County: 

permit required > 48" high; PGC §27-420

City of Greenbelt: 

permit required > 48" high; outside GHI property, in City right-of-way