Allegany County, MD
 
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§ 360-129 General regulations.

A. 
Residential accessory structures.
(1) 
Residential accessory structures may be located within side or rear yards per § 360-126. No residential accessory structure may be located within the front yard in urban districts.
(2) 
The use of mobile homes, travel trailers, motor homes, motor vehicle bodies, cargo boxes, or similar devices for storage is not permitted as an accessory use.
B. 
Nonresidential accessory structures.
(1) 
Nonresidential structures may be located on the same lot as other approved nonresidential structures, provided that setback and size requirements are met.
(2) 
Nonresidential structures associated with previously approved Board of Appeals special exceptions do not require Board of Appeals approval on the same parcel.
C. 
Dwelling units as accessory uses in the B-1, B-2, and I Districts. New dwelling units associated with commercial or industrial uses may be permitted as accessory uses in the B-1, B-2, and I Districts where the dwelling units are clearly subordinate in size to the commercial or industrial use. The owner of the dwelling units must also own the associated commercial or industrial use.
D. 
Fences.
(1) 
No new fence, wall, structure, plant or other barrier to vision or sight distance shall be permitted within a radius of 20 feet from the right-of-way line of the intersection of any road, street or driveway with a County- or state-maintained road or street or within a radius of 55 feet from the intersection of the center lines of these roads, streets or driveways.
(2) 
No fence, wall or other obstruction may be placed in stream channels which impedes the flow of the stream or causes backwater flooding of properties upstream.