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Accessory buildings are outdoor structures such as attached or detached garages, sheds, playhouses, storage buildings, pergolas, garden structures, greenhouses, private studios, boathouses, pool houses, cabanas, and other similar accessory buildings. 

A permit is required for any accessory structure that exceeds 107 square feet. 

Accessory Buildings up to 107 Square Feet

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if the grades are changing
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

15 feet

Maximum Coverage

10% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

108 Square Feet and Over

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

15 feet

Maximum Coverage

10% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line (3.25.1.1)

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line (3.25.1.1)

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings up to 107 Square Feet

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if the grades are changing
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

15 feet

Maximum Coverage

10% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line 

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line 

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

108 Square Feet And Over

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

15 feet

Maximum Coverage

10% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line 

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line 

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings up to 107 Square Feet

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if the grades are changing
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

15 feet

Maximum Coverage

15% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Maximum Size

800 square feet

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

108 Square Feet and Over

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

15 feet

Maximum Coverage

15% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Maximum Size

800 square feet

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings up to 107 Square Feet

Permits Required

  • Drainage Permit is required if the grades are changing
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

15 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

Same as principal building

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

20 feet

Maximum Coverage

10% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Maximum Size

1200 square feet

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

108 Square Feet and Over

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

Same as principal building

Rear Yard

15 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

Same as principal building

Corner Side Yard

Same as principal building

Height*

20 feet

Maximum Coverage

10% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Eaves: Side Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Eaves: Rear Yard

1 foot from property line (section 3.25.1.1)

Maximum Size

1200 square feet

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings

Fuel pumps and related storage facilities

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

25 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

n/a

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Other than fuel

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

40 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

n/a

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

Accessory Buildings

Fuel pumps and related storage facilities

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

25 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

n/a

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Other than fuel

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

40 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

n/a

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings

Fuel pumps and related storage facilities

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

25 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

n/a

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Other than fuel

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

40 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

2 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

n/a

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

25 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

20% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

25 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

5 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

30 feet

Maximum Coverage

20% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

Accessory Buildings

Permits Required

  • Building Permit/Development Permit
  • Drainage Permit is required if you are changing the grades
  • Plumbing Permit is required if you are adding plumbing
  • Electrical Permit (if there is electrical, this is not a city permit, you must go to Manitoba Hydro)

Locates must be done prior to starting your project

Drawings Required

  • Site Plan (see Frequently Asked Questions page for requirements),
  • Construction Drawings
    • Cross Sections
    • Window Schedule
    • Foundation Plans
    • Engineered Drawings (if applicable)
    • Plumbing Schematics (if a licensed plumber won’t be doing the plumbing)
  • Engineered Drainage Plan (if applicable)
  • Status of Title (issued by the Winnipeg Land Titles Office no later than 30 days before the date of the application)

Site Requirements

 

Minimum Standards

Front Yard

30 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Rear Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Interior Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Corner Side Yard

10 feet from property line (finished exterior)

Height*

45 feet

Maximum Coverage**

40% of lot

Building Separation

8 feet from Principal Building

Maximum Size

n/a

*see definition of height in the Zoning By-Law

** Outside storage areas shall be confined to the rear yard and shall not exceed 40% of the total site area.  The following are not included in the calculation of outside storage area site coverage; landscape areas, parking and loading areas, access driveways and locations set aside for internal site vehicle routes and maneuvering; accessory storage areas contained in a fully enclosed building accessory to the principal building on the site.

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