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Great project! Your people were great to work with. Would recommend your services to anyone.

Jerry G., Park Ridge, IL
LEADING SKOKIE FENCE CONTRACTORS

Peerless Fence has provided installation and repair service to residential and commercial customers in Skokie since 1961. Peerless has installed fences throughout the Chicago-land area while committing to each individual customers standards. Our company specializes in upholding our customers values through the fence installation process. As a customer, you can trust Peerless fence to uphold the quality of your fence!

Our company offers a full range of fence materials and styles to fit your design and budgetary goals. Whether you’re interested in improving the curb appeal of your Skokie home or the safety and security of your Skokie business property, we have the expertise and quality you’re looking for.

Let’s get started today with a free estimate!
Advantages of Choosing Peerless Fence
  • Our many decades of service has made us thoroughly familiar with Skokie fence permit regulations, enabling us to keep your project in compliance from start to finish.
  • We are family-owned business that values and emphasizes integrity.
  • Our wide selection of fence materials and styles offers quality and durability, while giving multiple options for affordable fencing.
  • Our professional fence installers are exceptional workers, and will take excellent care of your property while we work.
  • Peerless Fence has customer service second to none.
  • Peerless has been a member of the American Fence Association since 1977.
Our Fence Materials and Styles
A variety of building materials to create secure and durable fences.

One thing Peerless Fence has learned about Skokie over the years: The people of Skokie uphold the integrity of their residential property. Browse through the popular fence materials we’ve installed in the Skokie community:

  • Our natural cedar fences are elegant, sturdy, and are customizable with latticework or distinctive top patterns
  • Peerless Fence offers pine fences that are treated to prevent insect damage and decay. We also offer Copperwood pine that weathers beautifully
  • Our post and rail fences create a rustic look that fits many Skokie properties as well as creating openness for expansive landscape views
  • We also provide wrought iron fences that create a dignified atmosphere, as well as being extremely durable and low-maintenance
  • Our company also offers composite fences that look like stone or wood. However, composite fences are more affordable and require less maintenance. High recycled content of our composite fences makes them eco-friendly.
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
Put new life into your old fence

Peerless Fence not only specializes in fence installation in Skokie we also handle fence repair work in Skokie on a regular basis. Peerless Fence repair services include:

  • 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
Improve the safety and appearance of your retail or industrial building

If you own or manage a commercial property, Peerless Fence can help you with all of your fencing needs. We offer a large variety of fence styles to choose from. Our commercial fencing products include:

A secure, attractive and well-maintained business attracts profit and improves property value. Contact Peerless Fence to discuss your fencing requirements and any custom fence needs you may have — We can handle almost any custom fence project.

City of Skokie Fence Codes and Permitting

In a village as beautiful as Skokie, keeping fence codes and permits up to date is important. Fence installations come with stringent regulations and guidelines. While considering the addition of a fence to your home or business, keep the following details in mind:

  • No person shall construct or maintain any fence or portion thereof unless a permit therefore shall first have been secured.

This is just a sample of the rules that apply to Skokie fencing. Because the city maintains that adherence to codes and inspections is the responsibility of property owners, for your convenience, links to additional information are at the top of this page.

But if you don’t have the time and energy to keep on top of these regulations, we’ve got your back. Peerless is an expert in Skokie's fencing regulations and can help you stay up to code.

FAQ

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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