If a fence requires replacing and the boundary responsibility falls to Selwood Housing, we will:
Where the boundary responsibility is shared no charge shall be applied to the private owner if the repair/replacement is requested by a Selwood Housing customer.
If a repair/replacement is requested by the private owner, then an agreement should be sought from the private owner to contribute half the costs.
The repair or replacement should be based on the cheaper of the following two options:
Either a Selwood Housing property surveyor or a supervisor/contract management may upgrade the standard in the following circumstances:
Note: where additional works are agreed with either a Selwood Housing customer or a private owner occupier their agreement to pay the additional cost must be confirmed in writing prior work starts.
For more information, please see our fencing and boundary management policy.
If you need to report a repair or replacement of your fencing, please visit our repairs page.