DISTANCE FROM FRONT STREET PROPERTY LINE
a) Detached: 30′ or prevailing setback in adjacent dwellings.
b) Attached: 30′
DISTANCE FROM REAR PROPERTY LINE
a) Parallel to rear property line: 5′ with/without alley
b) Perpendicular and OHD faces alley: 5′ with/without alley
c) Perpendicular and OHD faces house: 5′ with/without alley
d) Attached to house: 5′ with/without alley
e) Percentage of rear yard allowed for garage:
DISTANCE FROM SIDE PROPERTY LINE
a) Detached and behind the house: 5′
b) Detached along side of house: 5′
c) Attached to house: 5′
DISTANCE FROM SIDE STREET PROPERTY LINE
a) Detached and parallel to street: 30′
b) Detached and perpendicular to street: 30′
c) Attached and parallel to street: 30′
d) Attached and perpendicular to street: 30′
MINIMUM DISTANCE FROM OWNER’S DWELLING
a) Without frost footing: 6′
b) Without fire proofing: 6′
MINIMUM DISTANCE FROM NEIGHBOR’S DWELLING
a) Without frost footings: 10′
b) Without fire proofing: 10′
MINIMUM DISTANCE FROM UTILITY EASEMENT LINE
a) Existing detached garage:
b) Existing attached garage:
IS MORE THAN ONE GARAGE ALLOWED ON THE SAME LOT AS THE DWELLING
a) Existing detached garage: Yes - when 6′ apart
b) Existing attached garage: Yes
MAXIMUM SIZE GARAGE ALLOWED BY CITY
a) Detached: 786 sf - 1250 sf depending on lot size - see city chart
b) Attached: 768 sf - 1250 sf depending on lot size - see city chart
Total of both attached/detached can be 2500 sf depending on lot
size - see city chart
CAN A GARAGE BE BUILT ON A VACANT LOT
a) Adjoining lot: Yes
b) Non adjoining lot: Yes
a) UBC requires removal of all decomposable material prior to placing slab.
b) Maximum impervious surface coverage is 35% of lot area.
APPLICATION FORMS & ADDENDUM
Permit Application: Submit three (3) sets of application plans.
a) When survey is on file: Include copy with application.
b) When survey is not on file: If city determines that stakes are not needed to
verify setback requirements, survey requirement may
Survey or Scale Drawing: Indicate lot size, dimensions of all existing and proposed
buildings, and setbacks.
Lot Size & Identification:
Elevation of Building:
Exposed corner irons: Must be exposed/verified to inspector’s satisfaction
Building Permit: Required
Footing/Slab Inspection: After slab is formed and fill/reinforcements are in place
Framing Inspection: If framing remains open on the inside; final inspect only
Electrical Inspection: Before final
Final Building Inspection:
a) Monolithic footings accepted; must be belled to 12″
b) Plot plan required.
c) Minimum driveway opening at property line is 12′
d) 24″ eave projection onto any required setback.
e) W bracing required on all hip roofs.
f) Not to exceed 16′ in height as viewed from the street.
g) Use HTT22 bracing on any wall shorter than 2′8″ in width/10′ or less in height.
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