§ 172.07 ACCESSORY USES AND STRUCTURES.
   (A)   A structure or use that is clearly incidental to a principal structure or use, and is located on the same lot or on an adjacent lot with the principal structure or use and in the same ownership, is an accessory use. All accessory uses are subject to the restrictions in this section.
   (B)    Accessory uses and structures must be operated and maintained under the same ownership and use as the principal use or structure, and must be a permitted use in the zoning district in which they are located.
   (C)   Accessory structures must be subordinate in height, and a combination of all accessory structures must be subordinate in area to the principal structure, and accessory uses must be subordinate in purpose to the principal use.
   (D)   The principal structure and combination of all accessory structures shall not exceed the maximum allowable lot coverage, as specified for the district in which the lot is located per § 171.08, “Table of Standards for Principal Buildings on Individual Lots.”
   (E)   The accessory structure must meet the minimum front yard, and side yard on a street side of a corner lot, setback and other requirements as established by § 171.08. In a rear or side yard, all residential accessory structures not attached to or part of the principal structure shall be located at least 10 feet away from the principal structure, cannot extend past the front of the principal structure, and at least 3 feet from any lot line as measured from the face of the vertical walls.
   (F)   Detached garages and other permanent accessory structures shall meet the requirements for building codes.
   (G)   Accessory structures must not be erected prior to the principal residential structure. No accessory structure shall be located in or over any easement or within the right of entry of any regulated drainage as defined in I.C. 36-9-27.
   (H)   For clarification the following list is considered accessory structures also, but is not limited to these items:
      (1)   Travel trailers or campers.
      (2)   Utility trailers open or enclosed.
      (3)   In ground swimming pools.
      (4)   On ground (above ground) swimming pools.
(Ord. 2017-02, passed 2-20-2018; Am. Ord. 2021-04, passed 12-6-2021)  Penalty, see § 175.99