Town of Emmitsburg
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Ordinance Series 2012
Ordinance No. 12-06                                                              

An Ordinance to Amend
Title 17
Of the Code of Emmitsburg


Be It Enacted and Ordained by the Board of Commissioners of the Town of Emmitsburg, Maryland that Chapter 17.36.030 of the Emmitsburg Municipal Code be, and it hereby is, amended as follows:

The amended section of this regulation reads as follows with new language designated by being in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS, and language being deleted designated by being stricken through.


17.36.030 Accessory uses and structures.

Accessory uses and structures permitted in VZ zone are: unattached DETACHED one story accessory uses (such as a private garage, CAR CANOPY, private swimming pool, and a garden or tool shed. ACCESSORY STRUCTURES shall remain six feet from the side and rear lot lineS, or in the case of a swimming pool, a distance equal to the maximum depth of the pool. Unattached DETACHED means, not connected to the principal structure. No satellite dishes may be installed on roof lines.

In the case of a private, DETACHED garage OR CAR CANOPY, WHERE THE LOT WIDTH EXISTING AS OF MAY 1, 2012, IS THIRTY (30) FEET OR LESS, THE SIDE SETBACK REQUIREMENT SHALL BE a special exception may be granted by the board of appeals, subject to policy # P03-04 established by the Emmitsburg mayor and board of commissioners, and provided the garage maintains a distance of at least six feet from one side lot line, AND SIX FEET FROM THE REAR PROPERTY LINE. and the property owner has submitted a development plan approved by the board of appeals.


Be it Further Resolved, Enacted and Ordained that this Ordinance shall take effect on the date on which the Mayor approves the Ordinance after passing by the Board of Commissioners or on the date on which the Board of Commissioners pass the Ordinance over the veto of the Mayor.

Passed this ___ day of May, 2012 by a vote of __ for, __ against, __ absent, and __ abstain.

By:  /s/  Donna DesPres, Town Clerk

Board of Commissioners
By:  /s/  Christopher Staiger, President

Approved this ___ day ___, 2012
By:  /s/   James Hoover, Mayor



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