Good Fence, Bad Fence

Approved fencing is constructed of durable fencing materials as permitted by the Butte County Zoning Code (24-60). Examples of approved fencing materials are wood and vinyl. Examples of non-approved fencing materials are, but are not limited to:

  • Sheet metal
  • Vehicles and / or parts
  • Garage doors
  • Aluminum
  • Siding
  • Corrugated tin
  • Plywood
  • OSB
  • Other materials not specially designed for use as fencing

All marijuana grown outside of any building must be fully enclosed by a solid and opaque fence (of approved materials by the Department of Development Services) at least six feet in height or a height sufficient to conceal the marijuana from view.

For More Information, see County Code 34A (PDF) and / or Chapter 34A-10 Fencing.

View examples of good fences in the Photo Gallery.

View examples of bad fences in the Photo Gallery.