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Title: 20 - Zoning

Chapter: 04 - Definitions

Section: 150 - Building accessory

"Accessory building" means a subordinate building the use of which is incidental to that of the primary building on the same parcel. In residential, residential-agricultural and rural-residential districts, the residence is the primary building and the accessory building must be built after construction of the residence or at the same time as construction of the residence. Where the minimum lot size in these districts is less than three acres, the accessory building must meet the following criteria:

  1. No single accessory building shall exceed twelve hundred square feet in area coverage.
  2. The height of the accessory building. shall not exceed sixteen feet as measured from the average ground level to the peak of the roof.
  3. No person outside of the members of the family shall be em­ployed within the accessory building.
  4. Exceeding the above maximum dimensions shall only be al-lowed after the securement of a use permit.


 (Ord. 95-17 § 8(1), 1995 Ord. 81-31 § 1, 1981: Ord. 67-10 § 2.0100(14), 1967.)