Accessory Structures, Residential

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  2. Floor area 256 s.f. or less
  3. Floor area more than 256 s.f.
These processes apply to the construction of a a shed, storage building, freestanding garage, carport, or similar structure that is not physically attached to the main structure. An accessory structure must be located on the same lot of record as the principal structure. Please note different processes depending on size and amount of land being disturbed.

Different requirements apply based on the floor area of the structure. When the floor area is 256 s.f. or less, a building permit is not required.