Requires submittal of Design Review Request.
An accessory building is a detached, permanent building structure such as a shed, playhouse, tree house or detached garage.
Evaluation Criteria for accessory buildings include, but are not limited to:
- Materials and installation methods must be completed in accordance with manufacturers recommended procedures
- Architecture must match or compliment the main building, including siding, roof and colors
- Maximum allowable size is 8’ x 10’ x 8.5’ high, including skids, foundation, or slab
- Integrates with the landscape plan
- Reasonably conforms and harmonizes with surroundings
- Structure must be partially screened from adjacent properties by fence and/or vegetation and not readily visible from street level
- Does not unreasonably obstruct or diminish the view of adjacent property owners
- Any utilities servicing accessory buildings shall be installed underground
- Located in the back or side yard, within property setbacks, does not obstruct easements and screened from view.
Maintenance Criteria for accessory buildings include, but are not limited to:
- Accessory Buildings will be maintained in the same fashion as primary structures
- Property owners will keep accessory buildings free of faded or peeling paint