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All sheds require zoning permits. Click the link below to download an express permit:
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Any in-ground pool more than two feet deep requires a fence. Any doors from the house that access the pool directly require alarms.
The Health Department, through our office records, will help you determine if your existing septic system is large enough to accommodate your proposed renovations, in addition to meeting the required setbacks. Our office will also determine if your house lot is located within the Town of Yarmouth Zone II Areas of Wellhead Contribution. In general, properties located within this Zone II are limited to 1 bedroom per 10,000 square feet of land area. For example, a vacant lot of 20,000 square feet that is located within the Zone II is limited to 2 bedrooms with the installation of a standard Title V septic system. If your existing house and lot do not meet the minimum standard, you may be required to record a Deed Restriction on your property deed, which limits the total number of bedrooms, at the Barnstable County Registry of Deeds. Don’t forget to check with the Building Department at (508) 398-2231 ext. 261 to address any zoning issues.
A Building Permit is required whenever a project includes construction, reconstruction, alterations, repair, removal or demolition of a structure. Also a permit is required for any change of use of a building or structure and /or the installation or alteration of any equipment that is regulated by the State Building Code.
Yes, A Plot Plan is required if the proposed construction involves a new structure, an addition to an existing structure, or reconstruction.