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Accessory Building or Structure:
A building or structure, other than a fence:
1. Which is subordinate to and services a principal building or a principal use legally existing on the same zoning lot;
2. Which is subordinate in area, extent and purpose to the principal building or use;
3. Which contributes to the comfort, convenience, or necessity of the occupants, business or industry of the principal structure or principal use served; and
4. Which is located on the same zoning lot as the principal structure or principal use served.

Detached Residential Garage: A one-story accessory building used or intended for the storage of motor vehicles, boats, or trailers.

Fence: A barrier consisting of vegetation, wood, stone, metal, or other material intended to prevent ingress or egress.

Front Lot Line: The boundary of a lot which abuts an existing or dedicated public street or vehicular access for private use from a basic street.

Front Yard: An open unoccupied space on the same lot with the main building, extending the full width of the lot and situated between the front lot line and the front lot line of the building projected to the side lot lines.

Garden Shed: A structure with a maximum gross area of 80 square feet and a maximum height of 12 feet, which structure is used or designed primarily for the storage of lawn and garden equipment.

Principal Building: A non-accessory building in which is conducted the principal use of the lot on which it is located.

Principal Use: The main use of land or buildings as distinguished from a subordinate or accessory use.

Private Garage:

1. A structure, including a carport, attached to a one-family dwelling or two-family dwelling and capable of being used for storage of not more than 3 vehicles, one of which may be a commercial vehicle of no more than ¾ ton capacity, a trailer, or a motor home.

2. A structure designed to house one motor vehicle for each family housed in an apartment.

Public Garage: A structure, other than a private garage, designed used, or intended to be used for parking and storage of self-propelled vehicles for remuneration.

Rear Lot Line: That lot line which is opposite and most distant from the front lot line. In the case of an irregular, triangular or gore-shaped lot, a line 10 feet in length entirely within the lot, parallel to and most distant from the front lot line shall be considered to be the rear lot line for the purpose of determining depth of rear yard. In cases where none of these definitions is applicable, the Zoning Administrator shall designate the rear lot line.

Rear Yard: An open space on the same lot with a main building, extending the full width of the lot and situated between the rear lot line and the rear line of the building projected to the side lot lines.

Side lot line: Any lot line not a front lot line or a rear lot line.

Side Yard: An open unoccupied space on the same lot with a main building, situated between the side of the building and the adjacent side lot line and extending from the rear line of the front yard to the front line of the rear yard. If there is no front yard, the front boundary of the side yard shall be the front lot line, and if there is no rear yard, the rear boundary of the side yard shall be the rear lot line. The street side yard on corner lots shall extend from the rear of the front yard to the rear of the lot line.

Structure: Anything constructed or erected, the use of which requires more or less permanent location on the ground.