What are setbacks?

Property setbacks are ordinances established by Battle Ground Municipal Code that outline where construction or modifications can occur. Mainly a distance from property line to a structure. Setbacks are established to preserve open space and building separation in development and are required to be met prior to building permit issuance. Setbacks are verified via plot plan submittal/review.

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1. Why is a permit required?
2. When is a permit required?
3. How do I apply for a permit?
4. Residential Building Permit Process
5. Electrical, Mechanical and/or Plumbing Work
6. Research
7. Things to Consider
8. What are setbacks?
9. Are there any site constraints on your property?
10. When is Structural Engineering Required?
11. Fees