• If the shed proposes electrical or plumbing

  • If the shed exceeds 120 square feet in size, measured from exterior wall to exterior wall

  • If the property is located in the Coastal Zone, check with Planning



Yes. Typically the setbacks for a 120 square foot shed, that is 12 feet or less in height, are 25 feet from the front property line, or road easement, and 3 feet from the rear and interior side property lines. If the property is on a street corner, the typically setback from the street side property line is 10 feet for a property that is less than 1 net acre and 30 feet for a property that is 1 net acre or larger. 

To learn more about setbacks please visit Setbacks.


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