What are Building Setbacks?

Building setbacks are minimum distances by which any building or structure must be separated from a property line. These setbacks assure the adequate distance to provide for supply of light and air, fire protection and more generally to assure the health safety and general welfare of property owners.

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1. What is planning and what do planners do?
2. What is the Comprehensive Plan?
3. What is Zoning?
4. What is a Variance?
5. What are Building Setbacks?
6. What is a Conditional Use Permit?
7. What is a Public Hearing?
8. How do I get preliminary/ initial input for a development proposal?
9. What is my property zoned?
10. What is the parking requirement for my business?