A secondary dwelling (attached or detached) on a single lot of record to be used for in-laws-quarters, a guesthouse, or rental, are allowed in residential districts if minimum development standards of the zoning district can be met. Secondary dwellings units shall be subject to the same development standards as the principal dwelling and with additional requirements found in City of Yerington Building Code Title 9.
It is recommended that you contact the Public Works Department
to determine if there are any requirements such as impact fee, encroachment permits, or utility service standards.
It is also recommended that you contact the Fire Department
to determine if fire suppression systems and/or emergency access roadways are required. Certain fire suppression systems are required if the proposed floor area of the structure exceeds thresholds and/or if the property is in a fire hazard zone.
For more information, contact the Building Department at (775) 463-2729.