Use Controls – Overview
Single family dwellings, with “in-law” apartment, OK
Home office, as part of residence, OK
Usual outbuildings (sheds, etc.) OK
“Tiny homes” OK as long as design complies with building controls
Mobile homes & house trailers not permitted as residences
No farm animals to be kept on premises
See Covenants (available from Realtor) for more details
Site Controls – Overview
50’ buffer between any structure (other than fences) and adjoining lot boundary
Minimum front setback as shown on engineer’s drawings
40’ setback from top of bank except for decks
Retain healthy trees with a caliper larger than 6” within side setbacks and on banks to lake or river. This rule does not apply to hemlocks, which can be removed.
Retain healthy trees with caliper larger than 12” in front setbacks
Locate wells and septic fields where shown on engineer’s drawings
Building Controls – Overview
Roof pitch: Min. 7/12.; 9/12 to 12/12 preferred
Roof overhang (eaves): Min. 12”, preferred 24”
Roofing materials: Asphalt singles, pre-finished metal shingles or prefinished formed metal roofing
Siding: Painted or stained lumber or prefinished fibre cement sheet. Vinyl siding not permitted.
Door & window surrounds: Painted or stained lumber or prefinished fibre cement sheet (min. 3.5 inches) or standard window casing moldings in wood or fibre cement, 2 inch width.
Comply with Vermont Energy Code