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401 S Adams Street
Marion, IN 46953
(765) 668-4765
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Office hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
What setbacks do I need for my home or building project?
Specific information on residential setbacks can be found in the Grant County Code of ordinances on pages 224 through 226. For most properties, the following is accurate:

Front yard setback - 30' in agricultural or suburban areas; 15' to 25' in town settings (depends on zoning)

Side yard setbacks - 10% of front yard width with a minimum of 5' and maximum of 25'

Side yard fronting on street (corner lot) same as front yard

Rear yard - 20 feet for house and 5 feet for accessory structures for most properties.

For more detailed questions or commercial properties please contact the Area Plan office.

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