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Commonly Requested Information


Below are links to commonly requested information associated with residential property or businesses. Information comes in two forms: 1) a tri-fold brochure which serves as a quick reference, and 2) excerpts from the Zoning Ordinance. If there are any discrepancies in information the Zoning Ordinance rules. Questions regarding if permits are required or interpretations should be directed to a staff planner.

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Fences, Walls and Hedges
Permits are generally not required if constructed according to the Zoning Ordinance. Building permits are required for fences over 6 feet tall and retaining walls.
Brochure Zoning Ordinance

Accessory Structures
Building permits and Planning approval are required.
Brochure Zoning Ordinance

Second Dwelling Units
Building permits and Planning approval are required.
Brochure Zoning Ordinance

Setback Measurements and Exceptions

Brochure Zoning Ordinance
Animal Keeping
Brochure Zoning Ordinance

Home Occupation Permits
A permit is required.
Brochure Zoning Ordinance

Tree Preservation and Protection

A permit is required to remove a protected tree.
Brochure Zoning Ordinance

Limited-Term Permits
A permit is required.
Brochure Zoning Ordinance

Signs
Permits are generally required.
Brochure Zoning Ordinance