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Where can I build an accessory building?
  • All attached accessory structures/buildings and building additions must maintain the setback requirements of the main building.
  • Detached accessory buildings shall be located in the area defined as the rear yard.
  • Detached accessory structures/buildings shall have a side yard of not less than five feet.
  • When adjacent to a side street, the side yard shall not be less than ten feet.

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1. What is an accessory building?
2. Where can I build an accessory building?
3. Is there a minimum separation requirement between the main structure and an accessory building?
4. What is the minimum side and rear yard setback requirement for detached accessory buildings?
5. Can an accessory building be constructed in a utility easement?
6. Can a concrete patio/flatwork extend into the rear yard setback requirement?
7. Is accessory building construction required to comply with the City's Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance if the Homeowner's Association / Property Owner's Association approved the construction?
8. Are any of these frequently asked questions available in a document?
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