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Fence Installers in Skokie


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We have a fence style to suit your preferences. Whether you live in the Keeler Avenue area and are installing a wrought iron fence, a family in Village Center adding an attractive wood fence, or considering a chain link fence for your Grosse Pointe lot, we’ll help you design the right fence for your home.

Let’s get started – contact us today for design ideas or to request a free estimate.

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Advantages of Choosing Peerless Fence
  • Serving the local community since 1961
  • Friendly staff to ensure your satisfaction
  • Fair and competitive prices
  • Stress-free installations
  • Exceptional care of your property while we work
  • Local expertise to navigate permits and codes
  • A 35-year member of the American Fence Association
Our Fence Materials
Beauty Meets Functionality in a Range of Fencing Options

These are some of the popular fence styles in Skokie:

  • Wood Fences
    Traditional wood fencing, including cedar fence and treated pine, is the ideal marriage of natural aesthetics and enduring longevity.
  • Aluminum Fences
    An aluminum fence in Skokie, especially in the past 4-5 years. We partner with ActiveYards to supply the most sought-after aluminum fencing in Cook County, IL.
  • Chain Link Fences
    The most common fence system is also among the most economical and durable. A chain link fence allows clear visibility, which means you’ll be able to enjoy your yard’s beauty unobstructed.
  • Vinyl Fences
    Painting or staining a fence is a chore many homeowners would love to avoid. Vinyl fencing is the ideal solution. The advantages of a low-maintenance and durable vinyl fence are hard not to love.
  • Steel Fences
    Peerless Fence offers ornamental steel fencing that provides charm and elegance for home owners in the Skokie and surrounding areas. Steel fencing is durable and requires minimum maintenance.
  • Wrought Iron Fences
    Stately, strong, and secure – that’s how we describe a wrought iron fence. Skokie homes with wrought iron gates and fences enjoy an aesthetic that stands the test of time.
  • Composite Fences
    The latest advances in composite fence materials mean you can enjoy the look of wood or metal fencing with the affordability, versatility, and low maintenance of other materials.
Our Fence Types
A Fence for Every Purpose

Peerless Fence is proud to offer a variety of materials and fencing styles for Skokie homes and commercial properties. Among our selections:

  • Privacy Fences
    A peaceful seclusion from your neighbors isn’t always easy, especially if your homes are close together. For those seeking to be out of sight, Peerless offers a variety of privacy fence options to choose from.
  • Swimming Pool Fences
    Whether you are looking to add an aluminum fence or vinyl fence around your pool in Skokie, Peerless has you covered. We partner with ActiveYards to supply the most sought-after fencing. Learn more about our pool solutions and safety options.
  • Security Fences
    The most common fence system is also among the most economical and durable. A chain link fence allows clear visibility, which means you’ll be able to enjoy your yard’s beauty unobstructed.
Fence Repair Services
Restore, Replace or Repair a Damaged Fence in Skokie

Peerless Fence doesn’t just install new fences – we’re also the fence repair company Skokie homeowners call to fix damaged gates and fences.

Mother Nature can be brutal: Storm damage, falling trees, rust, and moisture wreak havoc on fences. Construction mishaps, errant vehicles, and horseplay can lead to fence damage, too. Here are some common fence repairs we make:

  • Replace a rotting wooden fence
  • Repair a sagging gate
  • Replace worn-out fence hardware
  • Fix a storm-damaged fence section
  • Fixing broken fence slats or panels
  • Fixing a leaning fence section
  • Replacing sagging fence posts

You need a permit before repairing a fence in the City of Skokie. Contact us today to get a fence repair estimate and let us handle the permit.

Commercial Fence Contractors
Serving the Skokie Community Since 1961

Peerless Fence has installed commercial fences for Skokie businesses and commercial property owners for more than 50 years. Let us provide you a quote for your commercial fence project, including:

Don’t see your project listed here? Contact us today. We can handle virtually any commercial fence installation in Skokie and surrounding areas.

City of Skokie Fence Codes and Permitting

When you hire Peerless Fence as your fence contractor in Skokie, you get a partner who knows local fence permit requirements, building codes, and HOA restrictions. Simply put, we take the stress out of installing a new fence. Here permit information you should be aware of.

  • The Village of Skokie requires a permit to install or replace a fence.
  • You’ll need a plat of survey to obtain your permit, and w copies of a site plan.
  • Permit approval usually takes one to three days.
  • The cost of a permit is $50.

We’ve included a link to the permit application form at the bottom of the page.

Your homeowner’s association may have additional covenants regarding fences. Our installers will ensure your home or business fence complies with all local regulations and neighborhood/HOA requirements.


I see I’m required to submit a “plat of survey” before installing a fence in Skokie. What is a “plat of survey”? Where do I get it?
A plat of survey is a diagram that shows the dimensions and layout of your property and the structures that exist on it. Applications for a fence permit usually require you to submit a copy with the fence location indicated on the drawing. There should be a copy of your plat of survey with the mortgage or deed papers for your home. If not, you may be able to get one from your lender or the county clerk or assessor’s office. If no plat of survey exists, you may have to hire a licensed surveyor to prepare one.

Is a fence permit required in Skokie?
Yes, the Village of Skokie requires you to submit a fencing permit when you install or replace a fence. The cost of the permit is $50 (as of November 2018).

How long does it take to get a fence permit in Skokie?
According to the Village, it takes 1-3 working days to issue a fence permit once an application is received.

What fence materials are allowed in Skokie?
The Village of Skokie allows most of the common fence materials: Chain link, wood fences, vinyl, wrought iron, ornamental steel, and composite fencing.

What height limitations apply to fences in Skokie?
Generally, the maximum height allowed for residential fences in Skokie is 6’, but homes adjacent to a commercial property may have fences up to 8’ tall. There are nuances to these rules, however, so ask your fence contractor before making a design decision.

Does the Village of Skokie require fence inspections?
Yes, Skokie requires a final inspection after completion of a project.

What are the rules about swimming pool fences in Skokie?
All swimming pools must be surrounded by a 4’-high fence. The fence must be made of 9-gauge chain link or other city-approved material. Gate latches must be out of reach of small children, and gates must close and latch automatically.

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