Additions and Expansions

Requires submittal of Design Review Request.

A building addition or expansion is an increase in the size of a building brought about by constructing additional usable building space to an existing structure.  Examples include room additions, pop-tops, three or four season enclosed patios, ramadas and attached garages. Additions or expansions typically entail engineered plans and typically require building permits.

Evaluation Criteria for additions or expansions 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
  • Reasonably conforms and harmonizes with surroundings
  • Does not obstruct or diminish the view of adjacent property owners
  • Located within property setbacks and does not obstruct easements
  • Complies with all applicable city building codes

Maintenance Criteria for additions or expansions include, but are not limited to:

  • Additions or expansions will be maintained in the same fashion as primary structures
  • Property owners will keep additions or expansions free of faded or peeling paint
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