Recommended resources for:
- the laws on building or repairing fences
- who pays for a fence
- pool and spa fence regulations
- resolving fencing disputes.
Information about fence laws in Victoria. Includes who pays for building or repairing fences, how to use a fencing notice and going to court.
Effective dispute resolution
Information about how you can resolve a dispute with your neighbour and how the Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria can help.
Fencing law in Victoria
Information about the new fencing laws in operation in Victoria, including your rights and responsibilities when building and repairing fences, and how to resolve disputes.
Swimming pools, spas and their safety barriers
Information about pool and spa fence regulations in Victoria. Includes above ground pools, height requirements and building permits.
Information guide: fencing disputes
Information about how to make a fencing complaint in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria. Includes a checklist, fees information and the complaint form.
Trees: a guide to the laws in Victoria
A guide to the law in Victoria about resolving tree disputes.
Want to speak with someone? Dispute Settlement Centre: 1300 372 888