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Accessory Structures

Accessory Use or Accessory Structure” means a use or structure which is located on the same lot as a main use or structure, which is incidental, subordinate to, and serves the main use or structure, and which otherwise conforms to the provisions of this Resolution, including Section 405.01.  (aka: Barn, shed, detached garage).


 
405: Accessory Uses and Structures

405.01 General

Except as specifically provided by the Resolution, uses and structures which are interpreted by the Zoning Inspector or by the Zoning Commission to be accessory uses or accessory structures may be established or constructed on a lot prior to constructing a main use structure only if valid building and septic permits for the main structure have been obtained. An accessory use or accessory structure shall be permitted in any district provided that: 

     (a) it is incidental to and customarily found in connection with the main uses or main building permitted in the district;

    (b) it is subordinate to and serves the main use or building;

    (c) it is located on the same lot as the main building or main use which it serves;

Except as specifically provided by this Resolution, uses and structures which are interpreted by the Zoning inspector or by the Zoning Commission to be accessory uses or accessory structures may only be established or constructed on a lot having a legally existing main use and main building.

Except as otherwise provided in this Resolution, an accessory structure:

    (a) shall not be located closer to front street line than the main building;

    (b) shall not be located closer than fifteen (15) feet to any side or rear lot line;

    (c) shall not be located closer than fifteen (15) feet to a main building;

    (d) shall not occupy more than thirty percent (30%) of the required rear yard

    (e) shall not contain facilities for dwelling purposes.

No more than two (2) accessory buildings shall be permitted on one lot.