How do I determine my lot setbacks and coverage.

For your lot to be conforming it must meet the minimum lot area and the minimum width as shown in the Table of Conforming Dimensional Regulations as indicated on Link 1. 

If you have the area but not the width you will still use the table of Dimensional Regulations to calculate your setbacks and coverage as indicated on Link 1.

If your lot has neither the minimum required lot area or lot width you will use the Non-Conforming table formulas as indicated on Link 2.

Link 1: Conforming Dimensional Regulations

Link 2: Non-Conforming Dimensional Regulations


To determine what Zoning District your property is located see Link 3, then enter your address, then click on layers (top right icon) then scroll down and click on Zoning

Link 3: WEB GIS

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14. I am installing replacement windows, do I need a permit?
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18. I want to build an addition or a dormer do I need a permit?
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20. Do I need to be a registered or licensed contractor to do work on my own dwelling?
21. What can I do about mold?
22. ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW – FAQ’S:
23. How do I apply for the Zoning Board of Review
24. What documentation is needed at a preliminary review?
25. How do I create a Radius Map and Abutters List?
26. After the preliminary review and the application is accepted, how long is the wait to appear before the Board?
27. What should be expected at the hearing?
28. The Board has approved/denied the application, what happens next?
29. Does the variance or special use permit expire?
30. Is there any recourse if my application is denied?
31. How do I apply for the Zoning Board of Review