Accessory Buildings / Sheds


Detached accessory buildings are allowed in a rear yard only and must fulfill the following requirements: 
  • Be at least three feet from the rear lot line
  • Does not encroach into the required side yard setback unless more than 60 feet from the front lot line and at least three feet from the side lot line
  • Be no closer than three feet to the principal building
A building permit is not required for accessory buildings that are 200 square feet or smaller. To apply for a building permit for an accessory building greater than 200 square feet, please see information under Building Permits, and refer to Code of Ordinances 165.12.