I want to build an outbuilding (garage, pole barn, etc) what are the rules?

In order to determine if an additional outbuilding is allowed on your property, you will first need to know your lot size and the amount of existing accessory square footage on your property (attached and detached building square footage combined). If you don't already know your lot size, search for your property through our assessing records. Then, you must determine the zoning district of the property, Interactive Zoning District Map . Next, you'll need to follow the regulations (size, setbacks, etc) as set forth in the zoning ordinance. When you're ready to apply for a building permit, refer to our Building Services webpage for permitting information.

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1. I received a green postcard / public hearing notice - how can I find out about the appeal?
2. Is my land use permitted?
3. Can I operate a business from my home?
4. I want to build an outbuilding (garage, pole barn, etc) what are the rules?
5. Can I construct a fence on my property?
6. Can I have backyard chickens?
7. What is a zoning permit, and do I need one?
8. What if I can't meet the ordinance requirements? Can I apply for a variance?
9. What is a zoning verification letter, and how do I obtain one?