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Yes. Sheds or accessory structures that are 119 sq. ft. or less require an accessory structure permit. The structures that are 120 sq. ft. or larger require a building permit.
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Please read the letter and follow the instructions to become compliant.
If you have questions, call Code Enforcement at 788-0301.
The best way to report a code violation is by using our Submit a Request feature on our website, http://derbyks.com/requesttracker.aspx.
You may also call Public Works at 788-0301 to report violations. You can remain anonymous.
If you are building a new fence or replacing an existing fence you need a fence permit. If you are doing minor repairs (i.e. fixing/replacing less than an eight foot section or a gate) you do not need a permit. If you are not sure if you need a permit, contact Code Enforcement to help you determine if one is needed by calling 788-0301 or email BrentLichti@derbyweb.com.
All temporary signs, such as garage sale and real estate signs, approximately three square feet or less must be at least eight feet from the back of the curb.
Commercial signs must be placed on the property of the business. No off-site signs are allowed. The only exception is businesses performing work on a property in the City of Derby are allowed to place a contractor sign on the property while work is taking place.
You may have a construction dumpster or storage pod on your property for a maximum of 45 days in a calendar year. The only exception is if there is an open/active building permit for the property.