What are Setbacks?

Setbacks are distances between structures and property lines, and vary depending on the zoning district. Information for setback requirements for each zoning district can be found in section 240 of the Township codebook of Ordinances:  https://library.municode.com/pa/kennett_township/codes/code_of_ordinances 

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1. What does "Accessory Use" mean?
2. What is a Right of Way?
3. What are Setbacks?
4. What is a use? Accessory Use? Principal Use?
5. What is a non-conforming use?
6. What is the difference between a variance and special exception?
7. Do fences require a permit?
8. Do temporary signs require a permit?
9. Can I have chickens on my property?
10. Can I have a compost pile on my property?
11. How do I find my property lines?