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Residential Setback Requirements

Principal Structure Setbacks and Height

ZONINGFRONTREARSIDESCORNER SIDE LOT LINEPRINCIPAL
ARTERIAL
MAXIMUM
HEIGHT
RA40'35'15' / 40' *40'50'45'
RLD***5040'20' / 50' *40'75'45'
R140'35'15' / 40' *40'50'45'
R230'25'7'20'40'35'
R525'20'7'20'35'35'
R10 ** See § 18 - 4 - 801
R15 **20'30'15'20' 45'
R2220'30'25'30'  
PUDSee recorded plat for setback requirements
 

 

Cluster Subdivisions: Principal Structure Setbacks

ZONINGFRONT LOT LINESIDE LOT LINEREAR LOT LINEBOUNDARY LINE OF CLUSTER DEV. SITE
RA5 feet, but if parking is located in the front yard, 18 feet 10'15'50' except that the setback may be 25' if the adjoining lot is open space lot created under §17-6-111
RLD10'15'
R17'10'
R27'10'
R57'10'
Notes: 
*  Second number is the combination of both side lot lines with the lesser number allowed as minimum on one side only.
** In R10 and R15 a single-family detached dwelling on a lot in a recorded subdivision shall comply with the bulk regulations of R5.
*** In RLD a lot with an area of less than 40,000 square feet that was approved by a record plat prior to April 9, 1987 may be reviewed in accordance with the bulk regulations of § 18-4-601 (R2 District) and lot size is subject to § 18-4-202.

Mean high-water line setback is subject to Article 18, Title 13 - Critical Area Overlay

An open deck attached to a dwelling unit may project no more than 10 feet into a rear setback so long as the deck is located at least three (3) feet from the lot line per § 18-2-301(d).

A single-family detached dwelling on a lot that does not meet the area or width requirements of Article 18 may be expanded if the expansion is set back at least 25 feet from the front and rear lot lines and seven (7) feet from the side lot lines and does not exceed 35 feet in height per § 18-2-301(f). 

 

Accessory Structure less than 8 feet in height and 64 sq. ft. or greater

ZONINGFRONT LOT LINESIDE AND REAR LOT LINESCORNER SIDE LOT LINESIDE AND REAR LOT LINES IN A CLUSTER SUBDIV
RA50'10'40'5'
RLD60'10'50'5'
R150'10'40'5'
R240'5'20'5'
R550'5'15'5'
R10 5'15' 
R15 5'15' 
R22 5'15' 

 

Accessory Structures 8 feet or greater/pools/tennis and basketball courts/other similar recreational facilities accessory to a residential dwelling

ZONINGFRONT LOT LINESIDE & REAR LOT LINESCORNER SIDE LOT LINESIDE & REAR LOT LINES IN CLUSTER SUBMAXIMUM HEIGHT
RA50'15'40'10'45' if all setbacks are increased by one foot for each foot of height in excess of 25'
RLD60'20'50'10'
R150'15'40'7' side/ 7' rear
R240'7'20'7' side/ 7' rear25’ or the height of the principal structure, whichever is less
R550'7'15'7' side/ 7' rear
R10 7'15' 20’ or the height of the principal structure, whichever is less
R15 7'15' 
R22 7'15'