We will pay half the cost of fencing if a property borders our land or shares a common boundary with land we own freehold.

Note: Crown land vested in Melbourne Water does not apply.

Check your eligibility

Review our fencing guidelines to find out if your property and fence type is eligible, and what information you need to supply with your application.

Apply for approval

We have up to 28 days to review your application and respond as per the Fences Amendment Act 2014 (subject to sufficient information being provided).

To lodge an application:

Apply online now

Talk to us

To find out if you’re eligible for half share fencing costs. Call us (03) 9679 6614 or

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