Accessory Structures

Accessory Structures (garages, sheds, patio covers, etc.)
Development standards apply to all accessory structures greater than 7ft. in height or greater than 120 sq. ft. in size which have some form of roof element (open or solid) and are constructed within or partially within, the required side and rear yard areas.

Examples include:
  • Arbors
  • Carport
  • Covered dog enclosures
  • Detached garage
  • Gazebos
  • Play structures
  • Shade structures
  • Shed
  • Trellises
For specific development standards, see Section 18.56.010 of the Municipal Code.

Building Division
See the Building Division for submittal requirements to apply for a building permit.

Patios, Decks & Balconies
Development standards for the construction of patios, decks, and balconies establish maximum coverage, height, and setbacks.

For specific development standards, see Section 18.56.030 of the Municipal Code.

Building Division
See the Building Division for submittal requirements to apply for a building permit.

Fireplaces, Barbeque Structures, Statuary & Fountains
Construction of fireplaces, barbeque structures, statuary and fountains are required to meet specific development standards for maximum height, setbacks, and orientation.

For specific development standards, see Section 18.56.060 of the Municipal Code.

Building Division
See the Building Division for submittal requirements to apply for a building permit.

Additional Information
For more information, call 408-778-6480.