Boundary fences

Putting up or repairing a boundary fence between neighbouring properties is a common neighbourhood issue.

The Boundary Fences Act 1908 (‘the Act’) consolidates the law in relation to boundary fences in Tasmania, in particular, the repair and erection of boundary fences.

For all enquiries and information on your rights, including any disputes which are a civil matter, council recommends the following fact sheet resource with details of contacts to speak further with.


Retaining walls

For details around building retaining walls please read the Retaining Walls Information Sheet.