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A. Location: Accessory structures shall be located on the same zoning lot of the principal use to which they are accessory, unless otherwise stated. No more than two (2) accessory structures may be erected on any residential zoning lot with a combined total floor area not to exceed eight hundred thirty four (834) square feet. When two (2) accessory structures are erected, one accessory structure shall not exceed one hundred twenty (120) square feet of floor area. No residential detached accessory structure shall exceed fifteen feet (15') in height and no commercial or industrial structure shall exceed fifty feet (50') in height, measured from ground level to its highest point. (Ord. 96-48, 10-21-1996)
1. Interior Residential Lots: No part of any accessory structure shall be located closer than five feet (5') to the rear or side lot lines.
2. Corner Or Reversed Corner Residential Lots: On a corner or reversed corner lot in a residential area, no part of an accessory structure shall be located in a rear yard closer than five feet (5') to the rear or side lot line and no closer than five feet (5') to the required yard setback abutting streets for the district in which the property is located as indicated in section 9-1-4-3, table 2, of this ordinance.
3. Swimming Pools As Accessory Structures On Residential Lots: For swimming pools, the regulations stated above shall be a distance of eight feet (8') and shall include the swimming pool, pumps, pool filters, pool water disinfection equipment installations, fencing and sidewalks.
B. Time Of Construction: No accessory building or structure shall be constructed on any lot prior to the start of construction of the principal building to which it is accessory.
C. Percentage Of Required Rear Yard Occupied: No accessory building or structure shall occupy more than forty percent (40%) of the area of a rear yard in the zoning district in which the property is located.
D. Height Of Accessory Structures In Required Rear Yards: No accessory structure located in a required rear yard shall exceed the maximum height listed in section 9-1-4-3, table 2, column 13, of this ordinance.
E. Fences Surrounding Swimming Pools: Swimming pools will be fully enclosed with a fence a minimum of forty eight inches (48") in height. (Ord. 89-54, 6-26-1989)