I would like to build a detached garage or shed. What zoning regulations apply?

The answer to this question will vary depending upon the zoning of your property and whether you wish to place the detached garage or shed (referred to as accessory buildings in the ordinance) behind or to the side of your home. For minimum setbacks, maximum heights and maximum rear yard building coverage, please refer to Section 7-6-202. Additional requirements and some exceptions are outlined in Section 7-6-203 and Section 7-6-204. Approval from utility companies is required for any accessory building that encroaches on a utility easement. The graphic accessible at this link illustrates a typical example.

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1. What is the zoning on my property?
2. What uses are allowed in a particular zone?
3. I would like to build a detached garage or shed. What zoning regulations apply?
4. I would like to add a patio cover to my house. What zoning regulations apply?
5. I would like to add an attached garage to my house. What zoning regulations apply?
6. Can I rent out my basement?
7. Can I have an accessory dwelling unit or mother-in-law apartment in or detached from my home?
8. What are the requirements for home occupations or home-based businesses?
9. How much parking is required for a particular use?
10. How tall can my fence be?
11. How many pets can I have?
12. Where can I find your design standards?
13. I have agricultural zoning on my property. How many animals can I have?