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When purchasing a home or property, it is in your best interest to ensure that all structures have been properly permitted. You are legally responsible for any un-permitted structures. Use our Permit Tracker to verify that the structures on your property have a valid permit.
Yards should be free of junk, trash and debris per City Code and should be properly disposed of.
• From the property line along road rights-of-way .....25 feet • From the property line along the side and rear .....8 feet • From other onsite buildings .....5 feet• From the front property line (carports only)…..10 feet
There are exceptions:• Sheds may be placed in the back yard with an 8-ft back yard setback. • Carports are permitted in the front, side, or back yard with a ten-ft front yard setback.
R-1………………….…..30% lot coverageR-2, R-4 & RMH….....…40% lot coverageR-5 & R-O……………...50% lot coverageRPD…………………….As approved with development plan
If your electric bill comes from Duke Energy and a street light is out in your area, click on the link below. Fill out the information on the outage reporting form. Email to Duke Energy. https://www.progress-energy.com/florida/home/storms-outages/index.page
Sumter Electric: Street Light Outage Reporting
If your electric bill comes from Sumter Electric and a street light is out in your area and you can get the Pole#, closest house address or intersection and know what the problem is (Out, Flickering, Always on, etc.) City staff will report to Sumter Electric. You can report this information via the Report a Problem/Citizen Request Tracker page. This will allow you to get updates via email or text. If you are unable to complete this information online, please call City Hall at (352) 245-7021.