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Chelan County - Draft code amendment could allow garages to be built before a dwelling

February 16, 2022 9:50 AM | Anonymous

With the creation of a short-term rental code, the accessory structure issue has been heavily debated over the last six months in Chelan County.

Should property owners be allowed to build a garage before building their house on a piece of land? Why does county code only allow detached garages to be constructed as a permitted use on parcels that are larger than 12,000 square feet?

Community Development is currently working to bring more clarity to the topic by forwarding a draft code amendment to the Chelan County Planning Commission that changes the code to allow permitted garages, an accessory structure, to be built before a primary dwelling while also removing some of the restrictions.

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