The Fence Viewers will follow the guidelines of the Line Fences Act and provide resolutions to disputes between owners of adjourning properties.
Under the Act, three fence-viewers are required to be present at a viewing, and they are only authorized to address one or both of the following issues:
- the apportionment of responsibility for the fencing work between the two adjoining owners
- the description of the fence that is to be constructed or reconstructed on the boundary line, including the materials to be used
After the viewing, the fence-viewers issue an award and allocate the costs of the proceeding between the two owners.
Three (3) public representatives appointed by Council for the term of Council or until reappointed.
- John Bowlby
- Morley Dayton
- Robert O’Hara
The Fence Viewers shall meet as frequently as required.