After the Town Council declares the nuisance on the property, certain steps must be followed before the Town can take direct action to abate the nuisance. Signs cannot exceed 6 square feet and shall be removed within 10 days after the election. The cities of Pinole and Hercules are each represented by two members appointed by their City Councils, while the unincorporated communities of Crockett, Rodeo, and MonTaraBay each have one representative, appointed by the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors. Building plans may be dropped off at the address listed above Monday through Friday from 9 am until 4 pm. The Design Review Board may approve a minimum 3-foot side or rear yard setback for an accessory structure higher than 8-feet.
The fees are usually based on the total cost of the project. Accessory structures must be set back at least 50 feet from the front property line. The slope density ordinance for the Town of Moraga states that no person may grade, clear, construct upon or alter hillside land without a. Fences between 6-feet and 7-feet 6-inches in height along interior side yard and rear yard property lines may be approved by the Design Review Board. There is an exception to this setback requirement for any shed, greenhouse or playhouse not exceeding a total of one hundred twenty 120 square feet in floor area, with a height of no more than eight feet. The primary purpose of review by the is to make sure that any new buildings or additions to buildings do not encroach on any easements for sanitary sewer pipes. The height of a fence is measured from the highest point of the fence to the lowest point of the finished grade below the fence.
Most of the homes in Moraga were built prior to the Town's incorporation in November of 1974 and the did not start to microfiche copies of plans until the middle of 1986 when Title 24 took effect. If the proposed construction is within 5-feet of the minimum required setback you will have to provide a survey to confirm the location of the proposed improvement on the lot. Welcome to the City of Orinda Planning Department The City of Orinda Planning Department's Mission Statement - maintain and enhance the semi-rural residential character and the downtown village character of Orinda through responsive and solution oriented services to all segments of the community. Permanent political signs require a and shall comply with. This agency is responsible for enforcing the County's Barking Dog Ordinance and the Town contracts with the County for this service.
A home occupation is permitted in any residential land use district in accordance with the performance standards listed in. Building permit fees vary significantly from one locality to another. On private streets the front and exterior side yard setbacks are measured from a line that is 26-feet from the center of the private street, which is one-half of the 52-foot right-of-way width specified for a minor street. Hillside land is defined as any slope of 20% or greater. Reconstruction of a rotten deck will require pictures of the existing deck and the deck cannot be expanded or additional posts added without Town approval.
The hauling permit is reviewed and approved by the Town Council. The number of small farm animals excepting bees permitted on a given lot is based on gross lot area as follows: 1 Parcel 5,999 square feet or less none 2 Parcel 6,000 square feet to 10,000 square feet maximum of 4 3 Parcel 10,001 square feet to 20,000 square feet maximum of 6 4 Parcel 20,001 square feet to 40,000 square feet maximum of 8 5 Parcel greater than 40,000 square feet maximum of 16 Small farm animals excepting bees must be fenced at all times and have access to a coup cage or similar structure, which; 1 provides protection from the elements; 2 is located in the rear or side yard; and 3 meets the minimum front, side and rear setbacks required for the primary residence. A building permit is necessary to replace the windows. The form is an agreement that project waste materials will be diverted from the landfill through recycling and salvage, and that recycling receipts will be uploaded to , a web interface. If you have questions regarding responsibility of maintenance or to report creek dumping please call the Town Public Services office at 925 888-7026 925 888-7026. Secondary living units cannot exceed one story or more than 19-feet high and cannot be built over a garage or basement. A single arbor-style entry element in the front yard setback of a residential property is permitted if it is located over a walkway or pathway and does not exceed nine feet in height, five feet in width, three feet in depth and provided that such entry element does not create sight obstructions.
The telephone number of the Lamorinda Building Department office is 925 299-0263 925 299-0263. Review and approval by the Design Review Board is required for any building, exterior addition, signs, sculptures or structures, including walls or fences 3 feet or more in height that are within 500 feet of a scenic corridor and can be seen from the scenic corridor road. Design Review Board approval takes about 90 days on average. All accessory buildings must conform to the required building setbacks for principal structures unless the Planning Commission grants a variance. Questions about Animals, Noise, Nuisances and Vehicles The maximum number of dogs permitted over six months of age cannot exceed four 4 and a is required to operate as a dog fancier.
Dogs that bark constantly and disturb neighbors should be reported at 925 335-8300 925 335-8300. The Contra Costa Council on Homelessness, appointed by the Board of Supervisors, provides advice and input on the operations of homeless services, program operations, and program development efforts in Contra Costa County. Every dwelling unit is required to have two covered off-street parking spaces. Updated Zoning and General Plan Maps Current Planning Projects Select a link below to navigate to the project page: Interactive Parcel Mapping Application Contra Costa County has developed an interactive parcel mapping application that provides information and data for all properties located in Moraga and Contra Costa County. These include commercial solar panels installations, solar panels supported by a new structure or new ground mounted racks which may be subject to design review and approval. For more information, please refer to the Town of Moraga. We look forward to serving you! Decks built on slopes that are 20% or steeper will also require a and generally required a geotechnical report with slope stability analysis.
A building permit is required from the for irrigation systems to verify that proper back flow devices have been installed and to ensure that negative pressure will not draw fertilizers into the drinking water supply. Accessory structures that are 8-feet or less in height may be constructed 3-feet from the side and rear yard property lines. You should consult with the Engineering Department at 29 Rheem Boulevard; however, an is generally required for any construction within the public right-of-way, including: repair of sidewalks, installation of a drainpipe through the curb, connection of a new underground gas or water service or widening of a driveway. Can the Building Department recommend a local home improvement contractor? For, example any re-roofing project for a roof larger than 1,000 square feet 10 squares , would required a recycling deposit. It is advisable to consult an engineer with expertise in hydraulic calculations if you want to make alterations to a creek channel.
A Hauling Permit is required if more than 500 cubic yards of material will be transported to or from a site. Fences that are higher than 6-feet require a building permit. See the for more info. The appeals process may require a fee. Accessory Structures 15 feet or taller require Design Review Board approval.
Ministerial approval requires that all the requirements listed in must be met and no variances or exceptions can be approved. Design Review Board approval is required for any paved parking area in the front yard whose width exceeds the width of the garage. One off-street parking space shall be provided for the secondary living unit, in addition to the two covered parking spaces required for the principle residence. Pools and Spas require a building permit and can also require a if they involve excavation of more than 50-cubic yards or placement of the excavated soil on the project site. Authorized to carry out the duties of the Merit Board under the Merit System Ordinance Ordinance No.