Shed (Accessory Structure)

For the construction of an accessory structure, see below for permit submittal requirements and for general construction information.

Please Note For Sheds

This application applies towards free-standing sheds (not attached to the residence).

Prefabricated sheds that do not exceed 80 square feet in area do not require a permit. However, make sure that the shed location meets with applicable Zoning Requirements.

Application Requirements

  • Permit Application Packet - The documents below are combined into one PDF file.
    1. Permit Application
    2. Zoning Worksheet - Residential Accessory Uses
    3. Tree Protection Agreement

Application Fees & Deposits

  • Building Construction and Inspection Fee - $70 minimum (dependent upon the size of shed and scope of work)
  • Permit Application Deposit - $60 (Due at time of permit submission)

Drawing Requirements (To Be Submitted With Permit Application)

  • For prefabricated sheds:
    1. Manufacturer’s specifications (indicating size, height and materials of construction) - 2 copies
    2. Plat of Survey (indicate shed location with dimensions to property lines) - 3 copies
  • For custom designed sheds:
    1. Construction Drawings - 2 sets
    2. Civil Drawings (if greater than 400 sq. ft. net increase in impervious surface) - 3 sets
    3. Site Plan (not required if location is marked on the Plat of Survey) - 3 sets
    4. Plat of Survey - 3 copies

Required Inspections

  • Electrical Rough-In (If applicable)
  • Final Inspection (If pre-fab, manufacturer's specifications must be available; attachment to ground will be inspected)
  • Foundation/Pier Excavation (Pre-pour) (If applicable)
  • Framing/Structural

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