Construction Permitting FAQs
You need a permit if the area of the footprint of the shed or garage is 150 square feet or more; however, even if your structure is less than 150 square feet, you must contact the Zoning Division.
City of Toronto: Access Toronto
Most projects will require a visit to your area Building Permit section - with plans and drawings. A "Fastrack" system is in place for certain smaller or simpler projects. Find out if you are required to get a building permit for your next project - before you start!
Châteauguay - Frequently asked questions or concerns
It is no longer necessary to obtain a permit for a shed, green house or gazebo that are accessories to a single-family home. However, municipal bylaws must be respected. For more information, contact the (Permits Department) Service des permis at 450.698.3260. You can also stop by the (Permits Department) Service des permis counter, at 5 D'Youville Boulevard, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1:15 to 5 p.m., from Monday to Thursday. Please note that the office is closed Friday afternoons.
Town of North Branford - FAQ
Yes, if a shed is to be built you would need a site plan showing prepared distances from site and rear of the property lines with a blue print or sketch showing height size, width (sq ft) as well as one must comply with the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance for any size shed and distance from side and rear property lines. If a shed is prefabricated, you need a site plan with manufactures specifications on the shed.
Frequently Asked Questions, City of Farmington Hills, Michig...
There are area limits imposed by the Zoning Ordinance. The area of all accessory uses--the area of your attached garage plus any detached garages and sheds and any other buildings (structures with roofs) on your property-- are added together. The amount permitted is either 750 square feet or 60 percent of the ground floor area of your house (not counting the attached garage) whichever is the larger of the two figures.
Fareham Borough Council: Frequently Asked Questions - Buildi...
A detached garage or any other detached buildings such as a shed or greenhouse which does not contain sleeping accommodation, is exempt if it is under 30m², and is either situated 1m or more from the boundary or is constructed substantially of non-combustible materials.
Springfield Township FAQ
Any new construction or alterations to existing structures require a zoning permit prior to obtaining a building permit from the Summit County Building Department. Call the Zoning Dept. at 794-0134, ext. 4117 for information for requirements in obtaining a zoning permit.
Frequently Asked Questions
A permit is required to build any secondary building, particularly for safety reasons. Once the form is duly completed, you must produce a construction plan (sketch) and a site plan, or even better, provide a copy of your certificate of location if you have the document in your possession. The area and number of outbuildings will vary according to the area of the existing buildings and the land, etc.
Springville City | FAQ's
Potentially, a permit may be required depending on the size of the structure. For a one-story structure containing 200 square feet or less, a building permit will not be required, but a zoning permit will be required to approve the location of the structure on the lot. There is not a cost for a zoning permit. For structures containing 200 square feet or more a building permit will be required which will include receiving zoning approval.
City of Springfield, Oregon 97477
Yes, however there is an exception for one-story, detached residential storage buildings up to 200 square feet and less than 10 feet in height. No shed may encroach into side or front yard setbacks or be constructed in any public utility easement. Please call the Oregon Utility Notification Center before you dig.
Town of Newington, CT - Frequently Asked Questions
Sheds larger than 400 sq ft will require a foundation. A framing drawing shall be submitted (2 copies) or if the shed is prefabricated we need a copy of manufacturers literatrure. A zoning permit will also be required.
No. Per CBC 105.2 work exempt from Permit. One-story detached accessory buildings used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses, and similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 120 square feet. However, if the structure has electrical or plumbing a permit would be required for these items. Please contact Planning Department for required setbacks from property lines for such structures.
Frequently Asked Questions
You do not need a permit for a fence, but you cannot build a fence over six feet tall. You do need a permit for a shed that is over 120 square feet. Generally, this means anything larger than a 10 feet by 12 feet building. No. The form is only an application for a permit. You still need to obtain a permit by calling the building inspector prior to doing any work.
City of Gulf Breeze, FL - Department of Community Services
Depending on the size of the shed, a permit may be required. At the very least, City staff needs a plot plan to review the location of the shed on the lot. The City does not charge a plan review fee if the structure does not require a permit.
DPD -- FAQ: Construction
The Seattle Residential Code (SRC) Sec R105.2 allows you to build an accessory structure up to 120’, measured from eaves and overhangs, without a building permit. However, other code requirements and development standards may impact your project to the point where a permit is still required. You can contact a permit specialist by phone (see here for phone number and hours), or visit the Applicant Services Center.
Shed Shop: Frequently Asked Questions
There are placement and set-back restrictions regardless of size, but most cities require a permit for sheds larger than 120 square feet, or any building with electrical. To make it simple and to give you the best possible service, we will include the cost of obtaining a permit in the price of all our sheds larger than 120 square feet. This saves you the headache and hassle of dealing with the city.