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You are entitled to have a fence that is 2 meters high without planning permission
If your fence is within the height limits set by your local authority, when measured from the ground on which it stands (not from the level of the ground on your side of the fence).
Therefore if he has raised the height of his patio and the fence is MORE then 2 meters from the ground on which is stands, you will need planning permission
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