Texas Transportation Code - Section 397.004. Construction And Maintenance Of Fence
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Section: 396.042 396.043 396.044 396.045 397.001 397.002 397.003 397.004 397.005 397.006 397.007 397.008 397.009 397.010 397.011
§ 397.004. CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF FENCE. (a) A
fence required by Section 397.003 shall be constructed and
maintained so that the outer surface is continuous and without
(b) The fence shall be constructed of wood, masonry,
corrugated sheet metal, chain link, or a combination of those
materials. Any one side of the fence may be constructed of only one
of those materials.
(c) A chain link fence must be galvanized and have wood or
metal slats or strips that run through all links of the fence. A
properly constructed and maintained chain link fence with slats or
strips complies with Subsection (a).
(d) The fence must extend downward to within three inches of
the ground and must test plumb and square at all times.
(e) The fence shall be constructed in compliance with all
applicable provisions of the building code of a municipality in
which the fence is constructed.
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007