A shed constructed in the rear yard entirely behind the house is required to maintain a 3-foot side yard and 3-foot rear yard setback, including any overhang.*
A shed located in a side yard is required to maintain a 5-foot side yard setback.*
If you have a corner lot please contact the Planning Division at 952-826-0369 for further information.*
Sheds count towards the total building coverage for the lot.
*In all the above cases if a shed is larger than 200 square feet a building permit is required. You can contact the Building Inspections Division for further information at 952-826-0372 .