What are the construction requirements for the back yard?

You are allowed to construct a 120-square-foot accessory building with a permit. It should be placed 10 feet from the property to avoid utility lines.

  • Permits are required for any accessory building
  • If the accessory building faces an alley, it must be set back 15 feet.
  • No accessory buildings are allowed in the front or side yards.
  • The maximum allowable building in the rear yard is 30% of the required rear yard.

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1. What type of project requires a permit?
2. What are the construction requirements for the back yard?
3. What inspections are required for building / remodeling?
4. What are the size requirements for egress windows?
5. Where can I park an extra car or camper?