Electric Fence Compliance Certificate

Electric Fence Compliance Certificates Cape Town

Electric Fence Compliance Certificate in Cape Town.

From 1 December 2012 all new, upgraded and repaired electric fence installations in South Africa must be compliant and the government has now established strict new regulations for this industry.

Owners of properties that have an Electric Fence installation must provide the new owner, when selling, with an Electric Fence Certificate to confirm that the Electric Fence installation is compliant and deemed safe.

This is only if the Electric Fence forms part of the property being sold and not a communal system in which case it will be the responsibility of the Body Corporate and not the individual property owner as the Electric Fence is shared by multiple property owners.


Wall Height: Minimum wall height of private property to be secured - 1.5 metres.

Brackets: Upright brackets may be used without any height restriction.

Angled brackets: Brackets can be angled at no more than 45 degrees out and are to be installed on the inside of the boundary wall.

Neighbours: It is not permissible to angle brackets into a neighbour’s property without their knowledge or consent.

Hazard: Electrified fences are to be installed and operated so that they cause no electrical hazard or entanglement to persons or animals.

Barbed wire or razor wire: These shall not be electrified by an energiser.

Warning Signs: Electric fencing installed along a public road or pathway shall be securely identified with YELLOW WARNING SIGNS (100 x 200 cm) at intervals not exceeding 10 metres. All gates and access points to have warning signs.

Electrified Gates: To be capable of being opened/closed without the person receiving a shock.

  • Techno Electric Fence Certificate Services, Cape Town.

    Electric Fencing has become an integral part of our home’s security, but it can be hazardous if incorrectly installed or faulty and you as the homeowner could be held liable in the event of an injury.

    Techno Electrical employs qualified Electric Fence inspectors who are not only capable of performing the initial Electric Fence inspection but can also carry out any Electric Fence remedial work that may be required to make your Electric Fence Installation compliant for the purpose of issuing an Electric Fence Certificate.

  • Our Location in Durbanville is the

    Perfect position for us to be able to offer our Electric Fence Inspection Services to the Greater Cape Town, Boland and Helderberg areas.

    Durbanville is, geographically, perfectly situated to enable us to offer our Electric Fence inspection services throughout Cape Town and surrounding areas.

    From Parklands & Tableview on the West Coast through the Atlantic Seaboard to Fishhoek on the Peninsula, across the Bay to Strand, Somerset West, Stellenbosch, Paarl and into the hills of Wellington and of course our own backyard of Bellville, Parow, Goodwood, Kraaifontein, Brackenfell and Kuilsriver.

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  • Important Facts about Electric Fence Certificates.

    Certification of Communal Electric Fence installations is the responsibility of the Body Corporate, not the individual property owner.

    Electric Fence Inspections Cape Town Barbed or Razor wire may not be electrified by an energiser.

    Warning Signs must be attached to Electric Fencing in public areas.

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