Guideline No. 22 – Grills and Barbecues (Permanent)

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

Application Requirements

Applications must include:

  • A site (plot) plan showing the location of the proposed grill.

Note: Applications without a diagramed plot plan will not be accepted.

  • A scale drawing of the grill or barbecue.
  • A description of materials to be used for the grill or barbecue.
  • All measurements of the grill or barbecue.
  • Brochures or picture.
  • 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.