Carport Setback. Our zoning will not allow you to construct into a required setback. Dimensions from proposed project to the property lines 3.
Most carports require 4 feet to 5 feet between frame legs. Minimum depth of footings is 12. The specific setback measurements depend on the zone district in which your property is located.
However the Building Code requires a one-hour firewall separation unless the accessory structure is setback five feet.
Our zoning will not allow you to construct into a required setback. A carport cannot exceed 1000 square feet in area or one story in height and must be entirely open on two or more sides except for structural supports. While setbacks for garages may be measured from the back of an existing sidewalk carport setbacks are measured from the property line. Posts must be attached with suitable anchors and brackets.