Unified Development Ordinance, 6th supplement, September, 2018
Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 7 – 26 Effective Date: September 01, 2018 Supp. No. 6 c.The building foundation wall shall be constructed or finished with the same primary materials as the building. Sec. 7.2.9. Construction Safety Barrier Fences A. Intent Infill construction can introduce potential negative effects on surrounding developed properties, especially when property lines are not clearly delineated. Where new construction has been permitted that involves trenching, excavation, or any other type of construction that disturbs land, a bright orange construction safety/barrier fence shall be installed to highlight the extent of construction activities of the affected area. B. Applicability Construction Safety Barrier fencing shall be required when: 1. New construction activity adjacent to property zoned R-1, R-2, R-4, R-6 or R-10 disturbs more than 12,000 square feet of land area; or 2. New construction activity occurs within 10 feet of the property line of an adjoining developed property zoned R-1, R-2, R-4, R-6 or R-10. A construction safety barrier fence shall not be required on the developing property when the adjacent property is owned by the same entity or person. C. General Standards 1. The construction safety barrier fencing shall be installed prior to the start of any land disturbing, demolition or construction activity on the property. 2. The construction safety barrier fence shall be orange in color and a minimum height of four feet. 3. The construction safety barrier fence shall be installed on the developing property and located one foot off the property line directly adjacent to the construction activity. 4. A sign shall be posted on the construction safety barrier fence stating "Adjacent Property/NoTrespassing," in both Spanish and English. 5. The construction safety barrier fencing may be temporarily removed during the construction process provided it is replaced at the end of each day. CHAPTER 7. GENERAL DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS | Article 7.2. Landscaping and Screening Sec. 7.2.9. Construction Safety Barrier Fences 6. If a silt fence is required along the property line the construction safety barrier fencing is not required. 7. The construction safety barrier fencing shall be maintained in proper condition and remain in place until the construction is completed and a Certificate of Occupancy has been issued.