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Accessory dwelling units are generally permitted; however, the size is limited based on your zoning district. You may determine your property’s zoning district by searching for your property address on the Town’s interactive mapping site. If you have additional questions about how to determine what your zoning is, please contact the Planning Department. Once you know what your zoning is, you can use the following regulations to determine how large your second dwelling unit can be. (a)In the Agriculture and Estate Residential Zoning Districts: i.Minimum floor area of five hundred (500) square feet. ii.Maximum floor area of one-half (1/2) the total floor area of the primary residence. (b)In the R-1 and R-2 Zoning Districts: i.Minimum floor area of five hundred (500) square feet. ii.Maximum floor area of one thousand (1,000) square feet. View the
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You can find information on our page development applications under review . You can also look at the Town calendar so see any upcoming neighborhood and board meetings. If you’d like additional information, contact the Planning Department.
Yes Please! We love trees in Frederick. We encourage you to plant more than the minimum required. The Town of Frederick requires a tree near the street and one in the front yard. After move in, the tree near the street is the homeowner’s responsibility. So, replant those trees. They reduce the impacts of weather (sun and wind) on your home. And who, who doesn’t love playing in the leaves?
Section 2.14 of the Land Use Code says, there shall be no less than one (1) tree in addition to the minimum required street tree within the front yard unless otherwise approved by the Town. All corner lots adjacent to a street or alley shall provide a side yard tree in addition to the required street tree, unless otherwise approved by the Town.
Need to replant a tree, check out the Frederick tree sale! Starting February 1, a variety of trees will be available for purchase, on a first come first serve basis, and can be picked up just in time for Arbor Day in April.
Setbacks vary depending on your zoning classification. You may determine your property’s zoning district by searching for your property address on the Town’s interactive mapping site. If you have additional questions about how to determine what your zoning is, please contact the Planning Department. View the Frederick Property Search Map. Once you know your zoning, see Section 3.5 of Land Use Code Article 3 to find your setback requirements. View the 3.5 Density and Dimensional Standards.
Please call the Planning Department and request the zoning verification letter. There is a $75 fee for the letter and Planning Staff will need your name with correct spelling and your address. The letter can be left at the front desk for you to pick up or sent to you.
(a) Medical, dental and real estate offices are not permitted as home occupations.
(b) In addition to the family occupying the dwelling containing the home occupation, there shall not be more than one (1) outside employee in the home occupation.
(c) The employee and clients may park in on-street curbside parking spaces.
(d) The home occupation shall not exceed one thousand (1,000) square feet or thirty percent (30%) of the total square footage of the dwelling, whichever is less, or can be located in an accessory building not to exceed five hundred (500) square feet.
(e) No exterior aspects of the home occupation operation shall disrupt the residential character of the area. The maximum number of clients which may visit the home occupation per day is ten (10).
You may determine your property’s zoning district by searching for your property address on the Town’s interactive mapping site. If you have additional questions, please contact the Planning Department. View the