Zoning Provisions Encyclopedia

Chapter: Accessory Uses

Accessory Apartment Permit Required

An owner or owners of a single detached dwelling in an R-2 District may, after consultation with the Planning Board, apply to the Board of Appeals for a special permit for the construction and occupancy of an accessory dwelling unit in such a single-family dwelling or in an accessory building, the accessory dwelling unit thus […]

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Accessory Apartment Size

The minimum floor area for an accessory apartment within a principal dwelling building shall be three hundred (300 ) square feet, but in no case shall it exceed twenty-five percent (25%) of the area of the dwelling building in which it is located, unless, in the opinion of the Planning Board, a greater or lesser […]

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Accessory Apartments

Any accessory apartment shall be located in a single detached dwelling provided such dwelling existed at the time this chapter was adopted. Subsection (paragraph) (a) notwithstanding, in an H-1 or H-2 district, an accessory apartment may be located in an accessory building provided said building existed at the time this chapter was adopted and the […]

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Accessory Farm Sales

A one-storey temporary roadside stand of a height of not more than twelve feet and an area of not more than two hundred square feet, situated at least twenty-five feet from the nearest street, on a lot of an area of not less than three acres, during such seasons only as the same is in […]

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Accessory Structure Encroachments

Notwithstanding the yard and setback provisions of this By-law to the contrary, drop awnings, clothes poles, flag poles, garden trellises, retaining walls, fences, signs or similar uses which comply with the By-laws of the Corporation, shall be permitted in any required yard or in the area between the street line and the required setback. Notwithstanding […]

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Accessory Uses In Relation To Lot Coverage and Height

The total lot coverage of all accessory buildings and structures, except swimming pools shall not exceed five percent of the lot area, nor shall the height of any accessory building or structure exceed 5.0 meters. Within any Industrial Zone, the total lot coverage of all accessory buildings or structures shall not exceed ten percent of […]

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Accessory Uses In Relation To Principal or Main Building

Except as may otherwise be provided herein, any accessory building or structure, which is not part of the principal or main building, shall not be erected closer than 2.0 meters to the principal or main building.

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Accessory Uses, Buildings and Structures

This By-law permits accessory uses, buildings and structures in all zones as defined, subject to the provisions of the applicable zones and the following provisions: no accessory building may be used for human habitation; no accessory building may be located in a required front or required side yard. Where an accessory building is erected in […]

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Adding Porches

Where a dwelling unit was lawfully erected closer to the front line than the depth of front yard required by this by-law, a porch or veranda with or without a roof may be added to the dwelling if the front of the porch or veranda is not closer to the front lot line than the […]

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