Updated as of June 2018
Permitted accessory structures and uses. Accessory structures and uses include all structures and uses which comply with the standards of Subsections A through D of this section and in particular may, when such standards and requirements are met, include but are not necessarily limited to the following list of examples:
(4) Swimming pools, aboveground and in-ground. The setback is measured from the edge of the water area of the pool.
Pool house and cabana, incidental to a pool.
Undersized lots. In the NR and RC Districts, where an existing single-family dwelling unit is located on an undersized lot of less than one acre and greater than 7,500 square feet, the setbacks for accessory structures may be reduced as follows:
[Added 7-14-2015 by Ord. No. 1913-2015]
Pools shall be 10 feet from the side or rear property line.
In the R and R-1 Zoning Districts, accessory structures must maintain a five-foot setback from the rear and side yard property lines for interior lots and 12 feet from a property line when the property line is coexistence with a street line for corner lots. Pools must be 10 feet from property lines for interior lots and 12 feet from a property line when the property line is coexistence with a street line for corner lots. Storage sheds less than 100 square feet in size may be located a distance of three feet from the property line for interior lots and 12 feet from the property line when a property line is coexistent with a street line for corner lots. No accessory structure may be located in the front yard
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