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Any shed under 200 square feet (sq. ft.) can be placed on the surface of your choice. All sheds over 200 sq. ft. must meet all state building code requirements.
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Yes! All sheds 200 square feet or less may be permitted with an Express Permit (PDF), and all sheds over 200 square feet must be permitted with a full building permit.
To apply for a permit for a shed under 200 square feet, please mail in or drop off the following items:
View a completed Sample Shed Application (PDF).
Sheds must be a minimum of 30 feet away from all streets/ways, a minimum of 12 feet away from side and rear lot lines, and at least 8 feet away from all other structures on your lot.
You are welcome to apply to the Zoning Board of Appeals if your application is denied, but it is highly unlikely that a variance will be granted.
You can request a copy of your plot plan by emailing the Building Department. If we do not have a plot plan on file, you may use a map from the Town’s online assessing kiosk.
All pre-paid permits are automatically mailed to the applicant once issued. If a fee is due, we will call you to notify you of the fee. Once we receive the fee, we will mail the permit to you.