Do I need a permit for a storage shed?

Yes, any size shed requires a permit.

Setback Requirements: The shed must be set back 5 feet on both sides and rear, and 20 feet from the street.  A shed cannot be placed in a front yard.

Foundation Requirements: A shed of light frame construction, up to 600 sq. ft in area, does not require a foundation with frost protection.

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1. What kind of work requires a building permit?
2. Should I as the home owner obtain the building permit or should the contractor?
3. Should I have a written contract with my contractor?
4. How much do permits cost?
5. How long does it take to get a building permit?
6. I am having electrical work done in my home and my electrician has asked me to sign a liability insurance waiver on the electrical permit application. What are the risks?
7. Can a Homeowner obtain a permit for plumbing or gas work?
8. Do I need a permit for a storage shed?
9. Questions concerning Plot Plans
10. Do I need a permit for a swimming pool?
11. What are the regulations controlling fences?
12. Questions concerning Building Code Variances
13. What if I think a neighbor has encroached onto my property?
14. Can I operate a business out of my home?