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What is a Rain Garden?

A rain garden is a shallow depression that is planted with deep-rooted native plants and grasses. The garden should be positioned near a runoff source like a downspout, driveway or sump pump to capture rainwater runoff and stop the water from reaching the sewer system.  Check out our Rain Garden Flyer

Accessory Structures

Accessory Structure:  A Subordinate structure with a maximum area of 1,500 square feet, except for agricultural buildings, located on the lot, the use of which is clearly incidental to and associated with the principle use.


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Do I need a permit for a FENCE?