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Tool sheds, residential greenhouse and woodsheds

A construction permit is required to build a tool shed, residential greenhouse or woodshed on your property.
  Tool shed Greenhouse Woodshed
Number per lot See article 6.2.11 1 1
Number of storeys 1 1 1
Maximum height 4 m 4 m 4 m
Minimum distance from property lines 1,5 m (mur avec ouverture) 1 m (mur sans ouverture 1,5 m 1,5
Minimum distance from main building 3 m 3 m 3 m
Minimum distance from other buildings or accessory structures 2 m 2 m 2 m
Maximum footprint See article 6.2.11 25 m2 7,5 m2
Specific standards     (1) The woodshed must abut a detached tool shed or garage.
(2) Three sides must be open or covered with a trellis.
(3) Firewood must not be visible from the street.