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Your garage (and any other accessory buildings in the rear yard area) can occupy up to 20% of your rear yard area, with a maximum of a 600 square foot. If you have a large lot and desire a larger garage you will have to seek a Zoning Variance.
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Yes, within 6 months.
A 400 square foot garage may be built on any residential lot, no matter the lot coverage.
15 feet maximum height to the roof peak.
Yes, they can be splash blocked onto your own property or tied into the storm sewer.
That is where the downspout rainwater is directed onto your yard (or driveway) rather than being tied directly to storm sewer drain.
No, but if you want to install one it must be tied into the sanitary sewer.
That depends on what street you live on, with the minimum being three feet from the side and rear property line. Contact the Building Department for further information at 216-635-4203.
The maximum number of roofs permitted is 2. After that, a complete tear-off is required.
The minimum requirement is a 235 pound asphalt or 220 pound fiberglass shingle.
If the roof has a pitch of 3/12 or less, than a rolled type roofing is required.
Only on garages larger than 600 square feet.
Visit the Building Forms page to find copies of all necessary permit application forms.
No, if there is no electrical run to the garage.
Yes, if there is electrical run to the garage. This light must illuminate entrance doors of the garage. Visit the Building Forms page to find permit application forms.