Guideline No. 22 – Grills and Barbecues (Permanent)

An Exterior Alteration Application must be submitted for all permanent grills and barbecues.

Exterior Alteration Application Requirements

The applications must include:

  • Diagrammed plot plan showing the location of the proposed grill. Note: Applications without a diagrammed plot plan will not be accepted.
  • Scale drawing of the grill or barbeque.
  • Description of materials to be used for the grill or barbeque.
  • All measurements of the grill or barbeque.
  • Manufacturers’ drawing and or photograph if available.
  • Information about additional lighting or other exterior alterations.


The application will most likely be approved if the following criteria are met:

  1. The permanent grill or barbecue is located behind the house at least 10 feet from the rear and side property lines.
  2. The materials are compatible with the houses and are not so large as to dominate the space.
  3. Are permanently installed on a concrete base (if a gas grill) and located at least 10 feet from  the rear property line, at least
    7 feet from the side property line, behind the rear of the house, and within 15 feet of the rear of the house.