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The fence at its highest point is five feet at the moment. The curved panels we want to put in would be 6 feet 8 inches at its highest point.
There is law to suggest that Councils regulate fence heights but as long as it is not more then 2 meters high, borders a highway or in a conservation area, then it should not be a problem.
Anything higher than 2m (or 1m if next to a Highway or conservation area) then planning permission WOULD be needed.
You need to ask the Council for a copy of their policy on this as yours may fall into this.
For more information please see: http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/permission/commonprojects/fenceswallsgates/
But yes, Councils can regulate the height but not type of fence.
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