Setbacks - Residential Accessory Structures

SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL SETBACKS

Fences

  • Residential – The maximum height of fences on the side and rear property line shall be a maximum of 6 feet, except the maximum height of fences in the required front yard (25 feet from the front property line) shall be 4 feet.
  • Commercial – The maximum height of fences on the property line shall be 6 feet.

Accessory Structure by Zone

(Examples: Shed, Pools, Screen Enclosures, Detached Garage or Carport, Generator, Air-Conditioning, Pergola)
 
ZONINGFRONTSIDEREAR
E185 ft.15 ft. except 20 ft. on corner lot7 ft. except 40 ft. on double frontage
E225 ft. 10 ft. except 20 ft. on corner lot7 ft. except 20 ft. on double frontage
E325 ft. 10 ft. except 20 ft. on corner lot7 ft. except 20 ft. on double frontage
R125 ft. 7 ft. except 15 ft. on corner lot7 ft. except 20 ft. on double frontage
R225 ft. 7 ft. except 15 ft. on corner lot7 ft. except 15 ft. on double frontage
R325 ft. 7 ft. except 15 ft. on corner lot6 ft. except 15 ft. on double frontage
R425 ft. 6 ft. except 15 ft. on corner lot5 ft. except 15 ft. on double frontage
R4A25 ft. 6 ft. except 15 ft. on corner lot5 ft. except 15 ft. on double frontage
R525 ft. 6 ft. except 15 ft. on corner lot5 ft. except 15 ft. on double frontage

 

Multi-Family for R4, R4A, and R5 – Please refer to the city code sections shown below:

Sec. 125-194. - Medium density residential zone (R-4).
Sec. 125-195. - Hutchinson Island Medium Density Residential Zone (R-4A).
Sec. 125-196. - High density residential zone (R-5).

 Edgartown Zoning District – Please refer to city code Sec. 125-197. - Edgartown Settlement (ES) Zoning District of the City Code.

Planned Developments – Please e-mail Planning@cityoffortpierce.com for setbacks.