If the square footage of the shed is 200 square feet or greater or the shed is placed on a frost protected foundation (36” minimum), then a permit is required. Dimensions are taken from the outside edges of the structure. Please refer to the Residential Accessory Building Plan Requirements.
If motor vehicles are to be used in the structure for any reason, then a non-combustible floor is required. A non-combustible floor can of asphalt or concrete. The area of floor used for parking of automobiles or other vehicles shall be sloped to facilitate the movement of liquids to a drain or toward the main vehicle entry doorway. Please refer to the Residential Accessory Building Plan Requirements.
A concrete footing, six (6) inches thick minimum is required under the posts. For decks only, a concrete footing, eight (8) inches thick minimum is required under the posts. Pre-cast concrete blocks are allowed. All sack-type concrete must be properly wet-mixed, placed, and set prior to placing posts in holes. A footing inspection is required prior to placing concrete or footings.