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Shed requirements

Pre-fabricated sheds

To obtain a permit for a pre-fabricated shed you will need to do the following:

  1.  Fill out Building Permit Application 

  2. Obtain two sets of manufacture specifications from place of purchase 

  3. Bring in two copies of an existing survey, and draw where you will be placing the shed 

  4. If there will be electric, an electric subcontractor permit needs to be obtained 

  5. Submit permit to clerk along with applicable fees

Workshop sheds

To obtain a permit for a workshop or shed that you plan to build you will need the following:

  1. Fill out Building Permit Application 

  2. Obtain two sets of Signed and Sealed drawings from an architect or engineer

  3. Need truss cut-sheets and layout from truss company 

  4. Bring in two copies of an existing survey, and draw where you will be placing the shed 

  5. If there will be electric, an electric subcontractor permit must be obtained

  6. Submit permit to clerk along with applicable fees

Other requirements

Pre-fabricated sheds on skids shall be a minimum of 10 feet from the rear property line and side property line. Sheds on slabs cannot be located in the rear property easement and shall be a minimum of 10 feet from the side property line.

Accessory buildings, sheds and workshops in excess of 300 square feet shall conform in appearance, materials and design to the principal structure. The maximum size for all accessory buildings, sheds and workshops is 500 square feet.

People cannot live in accessory buildings, sheds or workshops.

All fees are payable by check or cash.

This information is provided for informational purposes only, and is subject to change. 

Updated: Feb. 23, 2011