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We offer a variety of map options on the maps.brant.ca site.

Maps Brant You may choose to view a dynamic interactive map system with numerous mapping layers that can be turned on as needed. Or, you may select from maps from the gallery, which have been prepared to promote or highlight locations and specific information across the County of Brant.

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Line Fences

A line fence is a fence that marks the boundary between 2 adjoining properties. The line fences act is not intended to resolve boundary line disputes. It provides a procedure for resolving disputes concerning the type of fence and how costs of fencing work are shared between property owners.

See the Line Fences Act.

The act applies when:

  • No line fence currently exists and 1 owner wants a new fence constructed on the boundary line between the 2 properties
  • A line fence currently exists and 1 owner wants to reconstruct or repair it

The act does not apply when:

  • 1 owner has constructed a new line fence or reconstructed/ repaired an existing line fence and then wants to use the arbitration procedure to force the other owner to pay part of the cost of completed work
  • There is a boundary line dispute

Starting the Procedure

If 2 adjoining owners are unable to reach an agreement on the construction, reconstruction or repair of a line fence, either owner may initiate the arbitration procedure by submitting an application to the municipality. Tenants are not eligible to submit applications.

Before submitting an application, you should:

  • Attempt to reach agreement with the adjoining owner
  • Discuss the matter informally with municipal staff
  • Make sure the act is applicable to both properties and that the boundary between the 2 properties is not in dispute

Download the application package, complete and submit the application and fee to Property and Real Estate Services.

Fence Viewing and Award

If the Act is deemed applicable, fence-viewers will be assigned to conduct a fence viewing. The fence-viewers will prepare their decision, which the Act calls an "award". The award must include:

  • The location of the fence to be built/ reconstructed
  • A description of the fence to be built/ reconstructed
  • The division of responsibility
  • Starting and completion dates
  • Allocation of costs of the proceedings

An owner who is dissatisfied with the award can appeal within 15 days of receiving a certified copy of the award from the municipality.

County Contacts

Administration
26 Park Avenue, Burford, ON N0E 1A0
Phone: 519-449-2451
Toll Free: 1-888-250-2295
Fax: 519-449-2454
Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

County of Brant Offices & Community Centres
are closed Thanksgiving Day Monday October 9, 2017.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 160
Burford, ON
N0E 1A0

Property Tax
26 Park Avenue, Burford, ON N0E 1A0
Phone: 519-449-2451
Toll Free: 1-888-250-2295
Fax: 519-449-1380
Monday - Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

County of Brant Offices & Community Centres
are closed Civic Day Monday, August 7 2017.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 249
Burford, ON
N0E 1A0

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