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Prohibit and Regulate and Control the Use of Barbed Wire

Bylaw related to barbed wire  

Prohibit and Regulate and Control the Use of Barbed Wire

The Prohibit and Regulate and Control the Use of Barbed Wire Bylaw No. 5883 was established to regulate the use of barbed wire.

Overview:

  • Barbed wire on a fence shall be at a height of six feet from ground level.
  • No barbed wire shall protrude upon public areas (highways, sidewalks, boulevards). Barbed wire use must be wholly situated upon the owner’s property.

Consequences:

There are fines in place for individuals and/or corporations who do not comply to the regulations within the bylaw. Fines can reach up to $500.

Report a bylaw infraction:

If you know of a bylaw violation and would like to report it, contact Service Regina by calling 306-777-7000 or using the online service request form.

If there is an immediate risk to the safety of people or property, call 911.

Note:

This page is an overview of these regulations. Refer to the bylaw for detailed information. The Office of the City Clerk keeps the latest version of each bylaw on file and will provide a copy upon request.