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Portland, Oregon

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24.60.020 Barbed Wire Fencing.

(Added by Ordinance No. 176585, effective July 5, 2002.) It is unlawful for any person to construct or maintain a fence containing barbed wire, unless the barbed wire is placed not less than 6 inches above the top of the fence and the fence is not less than 4 feet high.