Requires submittal of a Design Review Request.
A gazebo is an accessory building that is detached, permanent, decorative and used as a seasonal gathering place. The sides are usually open or screened.
Evaluation Criteria for gazebos include, but are not limited to:
- Materials and installation methods must be completed in accordance with manufacturers recommended procedures;
- Integrates with the landscape plan;
- Reasonably conforms and harmonizes with surroundings;
- Does not unreasonably obstruct or diminish the view of adjacent property owners;
- Height is not to exceed 13-feet from grade without a variance;
- For heights greater than 13-feet but less than 15-feet from grade, a variance is required in which it must be demonstrated that the gazebo conforms to the bulk plane requirements depicted below; no gazebo will exceed 15-feet;
- Any utilities servicing gazebos buildings shall be installed underground;
- Located in the back yard, within property setbacks, and does not obstruct easements.
Maintenance Criteria for add gazebos include, but are not limited to:
- Gazebos will be maintained in the same fashion as primary structures
- Property owners will keep gazebos free of faded or peeling paint
- If screened, gazebo screens will be kept in good repair.
Figure 1 – Gazebo Bulk Plane Requirement