Households told to apply for planning permission for garden fences

trellis top fence on driveway
Fences need planning permission in certain circumstances (Image credit: Jacksons Fencing)

Four households in Wales have been told they need to get planning permission for fences because the structures violated planning rules.

Residents of Lliswerry in Newport have been issued with enforcement notices over the height of the fences at the front of their houses.

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