Where is my building line?

If your block has been developed with a substantially uniform home set-back from the street, the building line is the uniform front foundation line. Contact the Brooklyn Building Department at 216-635-4203 for further information.

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1. Can I build my fence on the property line?
2. Can I extend my fence to my neighbor's garage?
3. Can I run the fence down to the public sidewalk in my front yard?
4. What is a building line?
5. Where is my building line?
6. I own a corner property, my house faces one street but I enter my garage from another street. I want to enclose my entire backyard with a wood fence. Can I do that?
7. How high can my fence be?
8. How deep do I have to dig the postholes?
9. Does the 'good' side of a fence have to face my neighbor's yard and public streets?
10. Do I need a permit to construct a fence?