A. Use of Accessory Building In a residential zoning district, an accessory building may not be used for commercial purposes and may not be rented.
B. Height and Yard Requirements i. Where the accessory building is attached to a main building, it shall be subject to, and must conform to, all regulations applicable to the main building except as provided within this section. ii. Accessory buildings shall not be erected in any required front yard.
iii. Carports and detached accessory buildings, except garages, shall not be located closer than 3 feet to any side or rear lot line. iv. Detached accessory buildings enclosed on 3 or more sides shall not be located closer than 10 feet to the main building.
v. Garages entered from an alley shall be set back from the lot line adjacent to the alley a minimum of 20 feet.
vi. Accessory buildings may not be placed in the required side yard setback if the side yard lot line abuts a street.
vii. In no instance shall an accessory building be located within an easement or right-of-way.
viii. Detached accessory buildings located in a required rear or side yard shall not exceed 10 feet in height. If the detached accessory building is located less than 10 feet from the rear or side lot line, a 6-foot solid fence or wall shall be built on the rear or side lot line to screen the building. No screening shall be required at the point of entry for a carport.
(ZC 2004-22; Ordinance No. 2004-6-31)
A. In single-family and two-family developments, a carport shall shelter not more than 3 vehicles and shall not exceed 24 feet on its longest dimension.
B. Carports must meet all height and yard setback requirements in Sec. 13.900.1B and are prohibited within the front yard setback. However, carports erected in the front yard setback of single-family dwellings before April 12, 2004, are considered to be existing nonconforming structures subject to Article 7. These carports may not be replaced if they are removed for any reason, destroyed, or become dilapidated.