Screening Law and Legal Definition

“Screening is a visual and acoustical barrier which, through the use of buffers, natural topography, landscaping, fences, walls, beams or approved combination thereof, is of such nature and density that provides year-round maximum capacity from the ground to a height of at least six (6) feet that screens structures and activities on the lot from the normal level of a first story window on an abutting lot.” Ga. Outdoor Network, Inc. v. Marion County, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 72947, 16-17 (M.D. Ga. Aug. 17, 2009)