(A)   Generally.  Accessory buildings, except for uses otherwise regulated by this chapter, shall be subject to the following regulations.
   (B)   Regulations.
      (1)   Where an accessory building is structurally attached to a main building, it shall be deemed part of the building and shall be subject to, and must conform to, all regulation of this chapter applicable to a main building. 
      (2)   Accessory buildings shall not be erected in any required front yard setback.
      (3)   (a)   An accessory building shall not occupy more than 25% of a required rear yard.
         (b)   In no instance shall an accessory building exceed the ground floor area of the main building. 
      (4)   (a)   No detached accessory building shall be located closer than 10 feet to any main building, nor shall it be located closer than 10 feet to any side or rear lot line.
         (b)   In no instances shall an accessory building be located within a dedicated easement or right-of-way. 
      (5)   (a)   A detached accessory building in a residential district shall not exceed the maximum permitted height for the district.
         (b)   However, the vertical exterior surface of the building, not forming a part of the roof, shall not exceed a height of 14 feet, measured from grade to the top plate of the wall.
      (6)   Accessory buildings in any commercial or industrial district may be constructed to equal the maximum permitted height or structures in the district. 
      (7)   In the case of a corner lot that adjoins a public road/street right-of-way, a front yard setback shall be maintained along each side of the lot adjacent to the right-of-way and no accessory building shall project beyond the required front yard line on either road/street.
      (8)   No accessory building shall be constructed prior to the construction of its principal dwelling.
      (9)   A land use permit shall first be obtained from the Zoning Administrator prior to construction of any accessory building. 
      (10)   (a)   The structure of an accessory building shall be of durable standard construction material and have a finished exterior, and be permanently affixed to the property.
         (b)   For the purpose of this chapter, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning. 
            STANDARD CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS.  Concrete block, wood or metal framing material consistent with a conventional built home or garage, including finished exterior materials.  It shall not include structures of  aluminum or plastic pole construction.
      (11)   Temporary buildings shall not be used as an accessory building.
(Ord. passed 10-23-1978, § 15.01; Am. Ord. 2002-4, passed 9-9-2002; Am. Ord. 2004-6, passed 2-23-2004; Am. Ord. 2006-5, passed 9-11-2006)  Penalty, see § 152.999