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Shed and Accessory Structures
For Sheds And Other Accessory Structures In Residential Districts
|TYPE OF STRUCTURE||SIZE IN SQUARE FOOTAGE||HEIGHT OF BUILDING||SETBACK REQUIREMENT||OTHER REQUIREMENTS|
|Shed & Accessory Structure||150 sq ft and less||Less than 8.5' tall||A 3' rear setback requirement, 3' right and left setback||A copy of the survey|
|Shed & Accessory Structure||150 sq ft and less||Taller than 8.5'||A 5' rear setback, between 6' and 20' right and left setback||A copy of the survey|
|Shed & Accessory Structure||151 to 255 sq ft||N/A||5' rear setback, between 6' and 20' right and left setback (depending on the zoning district)||A copy of the survey|
|Shed & Accessory Structure||256 sq ft and larger||N/A||5' rear setback, between 6' and 20' right and left setback (depending on the zoning district)||A copy of the survey and 2 copies of the building plans. This will also require a footing inspection.|
Note 1: Setbacks listed are for properties with no easements. Person obtaining permit is responsible for observing all easements such as private and public drainage easements, utility easements, maintenance easements, pedestrian access easements, etc.
Note 2: Sheds must be placed no closer than 6’ to any other structure, otherwise they are considered part of that structure, and must meet the setback requirements for that structure.
Note 3: Corner and through lots (lots on more than one street) have different setback requirements. Please contact Development & Permits at 757-382-8454 for further information.