What are the height regulation on my property?
Height regulations are determined by the zoning classification, however, the following are exceptions to the height regulations:
  • Public, semi-public, or public services buildings, hospitals, public institutions, or schools when permitted in a district, may be erected to a height not exceeding 60 feet, and churches or temples may be erected to a height not exceeding 75 feet if the building is set back from each yard line at least one foot for each additional two feet of building height above the height limit, otherwise provided in the district in which the building is located.
  • Special industrial and commercial structures such as cooling towers, elevator bulkheads, fire towers, tanks, water towers, and primary antenna support structures which require a greater height than provided in the district may be erected to a greater height than permitted provided:
    1. The structure shall not occupy more than 25 percent of the lot area
    2. The setbacks of the district in which the structure is erected shall be increased by one foot for each three feet of height over the maximum height permitted. However, in no case shall setbacks be less than one-third of the total height of the primary antenna support structure including antennas.
  • The height limitations of this section shall not apply to flagpoles, church spires, belfries, chimneys, and residential antennas, or the first story of mobile homes which are in compliance with the county building codes.

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1. What can I build or develop on my property?
2. If I am only remodeling inside a building, do I need a site plan?
3. I know what I want to do with this property. How do I get started?
4. I want to subdivide or sell off a part of my property. What do I need to know?
5. Can I park my boat, recreational vehicle or trailer on my property?
6. How many animals are allowed on Agricultural-Residential zoned property?
7. Are there special requirements on waterfront property?
8. Can I park my truck / commercial vehicle on my property?
9. What is an accessory structure and where can it go on my property?
10. What are the requirements for fences in Pasco County?
11. What are property maintenance requirements?
12. What are the regulations for model centers?
13. What is zoning?
14. How can I find out the zoning of a particular piece of property in unincorporated Pasco County?
15. Can I have a portable storage unit?
16. How do I obtain a special exception permit?
17. What is an MPUD?
18. When is a right of way use permit required?
19. How do I find out the regulations for placing a trailer on my own property?
20. What are the height regulation on my property?
21. What is a PSP-small development?
22. What is development?
23. What is the definition of a yard and what requirement are there?
24. When do Architectural Standards apply?
25. How do I obtain a Conditional Use Permit?
26. What is a PSP-large development?
27. What must I do if my project does not qualify as development?
28. Can I have a dumpster?
29. Is my structure nonconforming?
30. What is a temporary use and is a permit required?
31. What is a bottle club?
32. Where can I find a Master Planned Unit Development application and checklist?
33. What are the regulations for signs in unincorporated Pasco County?
34. What is a short term rental or vacation home?
35. Is my use nonconforming?
36. What are the hours of sale for alcoholic beverages?
37. When can a special exception and/or a conditional use be revoked?
38. Can I have a temporary portable toilet?
39. What requirements regulate a new/used car and/or vehicle dealership?
40. In what zoning district can a Sexually Oriented Business (SOB) operate from?
41. What is a Conditional Use?
42. What is Class IV development?
43. When is a Master Planned Unit Development (MPUD) required?
44. What are the regulations for Wetland Protection?
45. What are the regulations for Sludge / Waste Residual Spreading?
46. What is a small lot of record?
47. What is my zoning code?
48. What am I allow to do within my zoning district?
49. How do I rezone my property?
50. What are the rules for selling alcoholic beverages within unincorporated Pasco County?
51. What zoning districts allow kennels?
52. What are the regulations for outdoor advertising signs (billboards)?
53. How can I find out my zoning designation?
54. What am I allow to do within my zoning district and where can I fine the information?
55. How do I rezone my property?
56. When is an MPUD, Master Planned Unit Development required?
57. What is a Conditional Use?
58. How do I obtain a Conditional Use Permit?
59. How do I obtain a special exception permit?
60. When can a special exception and/or a conditional use be revoked?
61. What are the rules for selling alcoholic beverages within unincorporated Pasco County?
62. What is an accessory structure and where can it go on my property?
63. What are the regulations for a private swimming pool?
64. Can I park my boat, recreational vehicle or trailer on my property?
65. What is a small lot of record?
66. What is a temporary use and is a permit required?
67. Are there special requirements on waterfront property?
68. Can I park my truck / commercial vehicle on my property?
69. What is a short term rental or vacation home?
70. Can I have a portable storage unit?
71. What is a Site Plan Development fka Class II development?
72. Where can I find information on new Site Plan or development plan projects?