Setback Requirements

Subdivision Type
Wetlands Front (Public Way)
Side Rear
Conventional 50 feet
35 feet
25 feet
25 feet
Cluster 50 feet
30 feet
20 feet
20 feet

Accessory structures shall comply  with front, side and  rear yard setbacks in accordance with Table 1, Table of Dimensional  Regulations; except within the  General Residential (GR) District  and  the  Residential  Agricultural  (R&A)  District,  where  one  accessory structure of 120 square feet or less may  have a  minimum  setback of five feet from  the side  or  rear property  line,  provided  the structure  is not  higher than  12 feet and  is  not placed  on a permanent foundation. The wetland setback provisions found  in A1ticle IV, §  275-28,  shall  not  apply  to  the  one-hundred-twenty-square-foot  accessory  structure
described above. [Added 3-8-2016; amended 3-13-2018]

Front Requirements

This dimension is not from the edge of the pavement but from the edge of the right-of-way for the road.  Contact the Department of Public Works to find the width of the right-of-way for the road you are referencing.


The above dimensions will cover all building lots located in residential zones with the exception of The Mews and Village Green.  Please contact the Building or Zoning Departments for the special requirements for these 2 communities.